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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 29th, 2016

Forsyth

Xenophon Hatzispiros, 69, Cumming
Xenophon Hatzispiros, age 69, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 29, 2016. Funeral Services for will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 11:00 am at Saints Raphael, Nicholas a ...
Margie Nell Tinsley, 61, Cumming
Margie Nell Tinsley, age 61, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016. A native of Forsyth County, Margie was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church where she was Past Treas ...

Gwinnett

Brenda “Gayle” Hubbard Reid, 71, of Lilburn passed away Wednesday June 29, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born January 8, ...

Hall

William Aubrey "Buck" Bone, 90, Gainesville
Mr. William Aubrey "Buck" Bone, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on June 29, 2016. Funeral services will be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside Drive.
Edward Berkeley Gardner, 99, Gainesville
 Mr.  Edward Berkeley Gardner, 99, of Dogwood Lane, Orange died on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the Culpeper Regional Hospital.  Born March 31, 1917 in Winston Virgi ...
Joseph Wayne Peterson, 60, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Wayne Peterson, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following a brief illness. He spent most of his life in Gainesville, GA, but loved to tr ...

Lumpkin

Barbara W. Ashe, 77, Dahlonega
Barbara W. Ashe, age 77, a life-long resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on June 29, 2016. Barbara was the daughter of the late William V. “Bud” and Ollie Cochran ...

Other

Luella May Bailey, 84, Norcross
Luella May Bailey, 84, of Norcross, GA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.  She was a member of Harmony Grove First United Methodist Church, Lilburn, GA.  ...
James Herman Hughes, 83, Alpharetta
James Herman Hughes, age 83, of Alpharetta passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016.  Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Marie Padgett Hughes of Alpharetta; a son, James & ...
'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.