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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 23rd, 2016

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Timothy Norbon Gillespie, 56, Bethlehem
Timothy Norbon Gillespie, age 56, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. Survivors include his mother Louise Gillespie; brother Jerry Gillespie; and sisters Betty Jea ...

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Andrew Jack Dossett, 71, Dawsonville
Andrew Jack Dossett, age 71, passed away September 23, 2016 at his home in Dawsonville, GA.  Jack was born June 25, 1945 in LaFollette, Tennessee.  He met and married ...

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Mae Dean White Ellison, 93, Demorest
Mae Dean White Ellison, age 93, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 23, 2016 from an extended illness. Ms. Ellison was born on May 26, 1923 in Habe ...

Hall

Mary Alice Fuller, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Alice Fuller age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Friday September 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Following a brief illness.        & ...

Jackson

  Mrs. Mattie Pearl Caeser Maddox Lott was born October 20, 1930 to Mr. Gus and Mrs. Zella Caeser in Bullock County, Georgia. At an early age, she joined New Baptist Church ...
Betty Louise Gaston Lowe, 76, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Louise Gaston Lowe, age 76, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016. Mrs. Lowe was born in Toccoa, Geor ...

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Wesley F. Ivie, 56, Winterville
Wesley F. Ivie 56, of Winterville passed away Friday Sept. 23, 2016.   Mr. Ivie was born May 18, 1960 in Dallas, Texas to Shelby Jean Sutton & the late Farrell Junio ...
William E. Hood, 76, Monroe
William E. Hood, age 76, of  Monroe passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. Memorial services will be held 12:00 pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 at  Dacula First Baptist Chu ...
Curtis Vorda, Athens
The glow of humanity slightly dimmed as Curtis Vorda, our beloved son, brother, friend, musical visionary, and gentle soul, of Athens, GA passed away Friday, September 23rd, 2016. ...

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Rev. Rufus Braxton Cuthbertson, 96, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away at his home on September 23, 2016.  Rufus was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 3, 1920 to Euphem ...
Richard H Wallace, 92, Cleveland
Richard H. Wallace, age 92 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016. Mr. Wallace was born on January 31, 1924, in Marietta, Georgia.  He was a mechanic for D ...
'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.