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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 17th, 2016

Banks

Josie Virginia Montgomery age 82 of Commerce passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Montgomery was born August 7, 1933 in Ban ...
Barbara Ann Snipes, 76, Maysville
Barbara Ann Snipes age 76 of Maysville passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Snipes was born Sept. 18, 1939 in Duluth, Georgia to the late J.C. & Lois Hayn ...

Hall

Mrs. Edwena Pritchard Wells Bagley age 84 of Gainesville died Friday June 17, 2016. Memorial Services are planned for Saturday June 25, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Little & Dave ...
Cecile Viola Carter, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Cecile Viola Carter age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday June 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are sch ...

Stephens

Rommie Franklin Phillips, 80, Eastanollee
Mr. Rommie Franklin Phillips age 80 of 875 Buena Vista Drive, Eastanollee passed away Friday June 17, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Ira and Georgia D ...

White

Joann Dorsey, 81, Cleveland
Joann Dorsey, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Dorsey was born April 11, 1935 in Greenville, SC to the late Joseph and Nola Conner Stover. She ...
Rebecca Jane Reese, 63, Helen
Rebecca Jane Reese, age 63 of Helen, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016.  Mrs. Reese was born March 10, 1953 in Lithonia to the late Robert and Minnie Bowen Corley. She was ...
'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.