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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 16th, 2016

Dawson

Johnny Wayne Anderson, 40, Dawsonville
Johnny Wayne Anderson, 40, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 16, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born August 28, 1975 to the late Billy and Rose Anderso ...
Jerry Lawton Goode, 71, Dawsonville
Jerry Lawton Goode, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 16, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. The family is planning memorial services at a later date. ...

Forsyth

Marjorie Ryan Davis of Cumming, GA died on June 16, 2016.  Born in Miami, FL she was the daughter of the late Mansfield and Marjorie Ryan.  Her husband, Jefferson Hicks D ...
  John Brian Evanson Reardon, age 78, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Pruitt – Health Lanier. Brian was born in Bebington, England, on March 4, ...

Habersham

Mannan Thomason, 75, Alto
age 75, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016.  Mr. Thomason was born on October 3, 1940 in Habersham County, Georgia. He was a member of Good News Bapti ...

Hall

Gladys Gilleland Smith, 82, Gainesville
 Mrs. Gladys Gilleland Smith age 82 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday June 16, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.