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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 28th, 2017

Forsyth

Theron Edward Dutton, 88, Cumming
Theron Edward Dutton, age 88, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Theron was born in 1928 to the late Elijah (Lige) and Eula Dutton. ...
Lillian Mae Dodd, 77, Cumming
Lillian Mae Dodd, age 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Lillian was born in 1939, to the late Brook and Jessie Henderson. She was a member of Friendshi ...
Marie Watson, 85, N/A
Marie  Watson, age 85, of Forsyth County, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Remus Watson; son, Rodney Watson; grandson, Charlie ...

Habersham

Chomsy Khamvilay, 52, Cornelia
Chomsy Khamvilay, age 52, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Mrs. Khamvilay was born on February 1, 1964 in Laos. She was preceded in death by her ...

Hall

Armondo Lavan Cottrell, inf, Gainesville
Mr. Armondo Lavan Cottrell, 1 week, passed away on January 28, 2017 of a sudden illness. Born on January 21, 2017, he was the son of Armondo Lavan Cottrell Sr. and Sar ...
Tang Thien Tran, 27, Gainesville
Miss Trang (Brittany) Thien Tran, 27, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday January 28, 2017.           A Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. 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.