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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Evelyn Martin Samples, 80, Cumming
           Mrs. Evelyn Martin Samples age 80, lived most of her life in Hall County before moving to Forsyth County, passed away on August 10, 2016 at ...

Habersham

Marty Ray Black, 52, Demorest
Marty Ray Black, age 52, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, following a sudden illness. Mr. Black was born on September 20, 1963, in Gastonia, Nort ...
Dorothy Davis Born, 98, Turnerville
Dorothy Davis Born, age 98, of Turnerville, Georgia, went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, following an extended illness.   Dorothy was born on May 17 ...
David Edwin Haslett, 79, Demorest
David Edwin Haslett, age 79, of Demorest passed away August 10, 2016.  Dave was born April 22, 1937 in Akron, Ohio.  His family moved to Maywood, Illinois when he was ...
Donna Gene Crews Owen, 65, Cornelia
Donna Gene Crews Owen, age 65 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Born in Gainesville, Florida on March 4, 1951, she was a daughter of the late Donald Edward and ...

Hall

Larry Robert Fuller, 70, Gainesville
Larry Robert Fuller, age 70 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away August 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Fuller was born February 27, 1946 in Athens, ...
Jimmy Calvin Quillian, 91, Murrayville
Jimmy Calvin Quillian, 91, of Murrayville,  passed away, Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born February 11, 1925 he was the son of the ...

Lumpkin

Sue Lane Couch, 67, Dahlonega
Sue Lane Couch, age 67, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on August 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Sue was the daughter of the late Grady and Birdi ...
Elinor Marie Shull, 85, Dahlonega
Elinor Marie Shull, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away peacefully on August 10, 2016.  Elinor was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mildred Buchanan and was also prec ...

White

Wayne Alexander, 66, Cleveland
Wayne Alexander age 66, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 10, 2016.  Mr. Alexander was born in White County the son of the late Charlie and Jessie Mae Butler Alexan ...
'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.