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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 17th, 2017

Banks

Blakley Eugene Lewallen, 84, Macon, formerly of Banks County
Blakley Eugene Lewallen, age 84, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00am in the Chapel of Whitfield Funer ...

Barrow

Kendall Darrell Wolf, 66, Auburn
Kendall Darrell Wolf, age 66, of Auburn passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, December 17, 2016.  Kenny was born September 14, 1950 in Lexington, Kentucky, the secon ...

Dawson

Katherine Coleman, 83, Dawsonville
Katherine Coleman, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 15, 1933 in Milto ...

Forsyth

Stephen C. Bartley, 91, Cumming
On January 17, 2017, Stephen C. Bartley, 91, passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by family. He led a long and successful life having served his country in the military, ...

Habersham

Heather Dawin Landers London, 32, Clarkesville
Heather Dawn Landers London, age 32 of Clarkesville, went home to be with Jesus on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Demorest, Georgia ...
Betty Ann Nix, 70, Clarkesville
Betty Ann Smallwood Nix, age 70 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Roanoke, Alabama on April 11, 1946, she was a daugh ...
Joyce Townsend, 70, Baldwin
Joyce Lee Streeter Townsend, age 70 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born in St. Lawrence, New York on December 5, 1946 she was a daughter of the l ...

Hall

Larry Tate Ryder, 84, Flowery Branch
  Larry Tate Ryder, 84 of Flowery Branch, GA passed Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Ryder was ...
Dorothy Ellen Simpson Becton, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy Ellen Simpson Becton age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Monday January 16, 2017 at New Horizon Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral service are sche ...

Lumpkin

Larry Rufus Duckworth, 62, Monroe formerly of Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Rufus Duckworth, age 62, of Monroe, Georgia, formerly of Dahlonega, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 following a period of declining health. Larry was born in Tow ...

Other

Chris Gregory Childs, 60, Danielsville
Chris Gregory Childs, age 60 of Danielsville, GA passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017.   Mr. Childs was the son of the late Jesse Hope and Ruth Roach Childs. He was an a ...

Stephens

Mr. Robert “Bob” Nelson Hurley, age 85 of 295 Davis Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday January 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House. A son of the late Geor ...

White

Easton Cain, 3, Cleveland
Easton Levi Cain, 3, beloved son, brother, grandson,and nephew, was called to his eternal resting place on January 17, 2017. He entered this world on November 14, 2013 at ...
Rex Allen Dover Jr., 37, Cleveland
Mr. Rex Allen Dover, Jr. age 37 of Cleveland passed away on Monday January 16, 2017 at Northeast Georgia medical Center following a sudden illness.       ...
'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.