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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 15th, 2017

Banks

Keith Allan Mayne, 47, Homer
Keith Allan Mayne, age 47 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday, Oct.15, 2017.   Born in Neptune, NJ on September 27, 1970, Mr. Mayne was the son of Allan and Ellen Muscatel ...

Forsyth

Sarah N. Nichols, 79, Cumming
Sarah N. Nichols, age 79, a native of Forsyth County, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  She was a member of Bethelview United Methodist Church in Cumming, GA. Mrs. ...

Gwinnett

Vito Ferrugia, 50, Loganville
Vito Ferrugia, 50 of Loganville, GA passed away on October 15, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 2pm to 6pm at the McDonald and Son Funeral ...
Ival O. Salyer, 100, Buford
Ival O. Salyer had near-boundless curiosity as a research chemist and scientist.  Among his numerous research projects were protective insulation foams for the space shuttle, ...

Hall

John Richard Garrett, 77, Gainesville
John Richard Garrett, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 15, 2017. A  funeral mass will be held Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at S ...
Edith Sargent Seabolt, 99, Gainesville
Edith Sargent Seabolt, known to family and friends as “Aunt Edith”, passed away early Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the age of 99 and 11 months. Funeral services will ...

Other

Sara Louise Collins Ansley, 80, Seneca, SC
Mrs. Sara Louise Collins Ansley, age 80 of 303 Hemlock Drive, Seneca, South Carolina passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House, Anderson, South Carolina. A da ...

Stephens

Wayne Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Wayne Youngblood, age 91 of 138 Letourneau Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Frank and Violet Lo ...
'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.