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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 11th, 2016

Banks

Paul Marvin Patton, 57, Lula
Paul Marvin Patton age 57 of Lula passed away Thursday Aug. 11, 2016 following an accident.   Mr. Patton was born Jan. 8, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Virgil Patton, ...

Forsyth

Mark Douglas Collett, 73, Cumming
Mark Douglas Collett, age 73, of Cumming, Ga, went to be with his Lord on August 11, 2016.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  Mark was a member o ...

Hall

Roberta Stephens Bone, 94, Gainesville
  Mrs. Roberta Stephens Bone age 94 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 11, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...
Annie Doris (Butler) Lee, 75, Gainesville
                Annie Doris (Butler) Lee, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at ...

Jackson

Paul Odell Hanley, 91, Commerce
Paul Odell Hanley, age 91 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday August 11, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.    Mr. Hanley was the son of the late Charlie Lee and M ...
'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.