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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Nellie Mary Howarth, 72, Cumming
Nellie Mary Howarth, age 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 28, 2016, at her residence. Nellie was born in Burgaw, North Carolina in 1944, to the late Sam and Mary Vdovich. Sh ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Lanette Painter, 80, of Buford, GA died on June 28, 2016.  Born in Atlanta, GA she was the daughter of the late George and Ollie Johnson. Barbara had a varied caree ...

Habersham

Sylvia Lietch Beauchamp age 78, of Toccoa and Cleveland passed away Monday June 28, 2016.  Mrs. Beauchamp was born in Dekalb County the daughter of the late John Thomas and ...

Hall

Corrie Crook Nix, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Corrie Crook Nix, 98 of Chicopee died Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Nix had lived in Hall County for ...
Walter Max Eichenberger, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Max Eichenberger, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Memorial services ...

Jackson

Darrell E. Kennedy, 61, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Darrell E. Kennedy, age 61, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Mr. Kennedy was born in Louisville, ...
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, Pendergrass
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, of Pendergrass, Georgia, died June 18, 2016, at the hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, after complications associated with esophageal cancer.    ...

Other

Edith Marie Cooley, 88, Alpharetta
Edith Marie Cooley, 88, of Alpharetta, GA died on June 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice.  Born in Unadilla, GA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Robbins ...
'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.