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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 5th, 2016

Barrow

Frances J. Walden, 91, Winder
Mrs. Frances J. Walden, age 91, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 5, 2016.  A Native of Barrow County, Mrs. Walden was a Daughter of the late Samuel H. and Mary&nb ...

Dawson

Sue Styles Bailey, 75, Dawsonville
Sue Styles Bailey, of Dawsonville passed away on Monday September 5, 2016 from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. Sue was born on December 8, 1940 in Dawson County, Georgia an ...

Forsyth

Jeane Hall Callaway, 75, Cumming
Jeane Hall Callaway, 75, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Gracemont Assisted Living, Cumming, GA.  She was a school teacher for 20 plus years and tau ...
Robert Dean Forsee, 81, Cumming
Devoted son, brother, husband, loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Robert Dean Forsee passed away Monday September 5th in his home peacefully after a ten year battle ...
Edna Elaine McArdle, 76, Cumming
Edna Elaine McArdle passed away Monday the fifth of September, 2016.  Edna was born in Hickory NC, January ninth, 1940 to Ransom and Lula Hudson.  The second youngest of ...

Habersham

Phyllis Sutton Drury, 75, Clarkesville
Phyllis Sutton Drury, age 75, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 5, 2016, following an extended illness. No formal services are planned at t ...
Robert Gene Eller, 76, Demorest
Memorial services for Gene Eller, age 76 of Demorest will be held on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5:00 PM from Good News Baptist Church with Rev. Austin Kelley officiating.&n ...

Hall

Tommy Lanier Dunagan, 68, Gainesville
Memorial Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. September 9, 2016 at Central Baptist Church for Tommy Lanier Dunagan, age 68 of Gainesville. The Rev. Earl Pirkle will officiate. The ...
Elizabeth “Betty” Virginia Gravenhorst, 94, of Gainesville GA, passed away September 5, 2016. Betty was a homemaker and a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. ...

Jackson

Marie Louise Bennett, 85, Hoschton
Marie Louise Bennett, age 85, of Hoschton passed away Monday, September 5, 2016. Survivors include her husband Billy Bennett; sons Wayne Alan Bennett and wife Cheri, William J ...

Rabun

Janet Ruth Turner, 75, Wiley
Janet Ruth Ramey Turner, age 75, of Wiley, Ga. passed away peacefully at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was born August 11, 1941 the daughter of the late Cha ...

White

Aubrey Papa, 1, Cleveland
Aubrey Papa, age 1 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2016. Aubrey was born on October 27, 2014 to Justin Papa and Alexandrea Mumper.  Aubrey was a very beau ...
'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.