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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 28th, 2016

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Wyman Lee Cook, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Wyman Lee Cook, age 80, of Clarkesville will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tommy Stowe officiatin ...
Janet Lewallen Little, age 54, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 after years of declining health consisting of myotonic dystrophy and recent lung cance ...

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Lynn Larson Heinis, 92, Gainesville
            Mrs. Lynn Larson Heinis, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on September 28, 2016 at Morningside Assisted Livi ...

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Melinda Jacobson, 49, Cleveland
Melinda Jacobson, age 49, passed away Wednesday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Melinda was born in Macon but had lived the last few years o ...
'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.