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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 29th, 2017

Forsyth

William L. "Bill" Boling, 71, Cumming formerly of Ball Ground
William L. "Bill" Boling, 71, formerly of Ball Ground, Georgia and for the past five years, a resident of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017.  He was t ...

Gwinnett

Phillip N. Sweeting, 71, Buford
Phillip N. Sweeting, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Mr. Sweeting is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Maureen Kent Sweeting, Buford, GA; so ...

Habersham

Harvey Lincoln Edwards, 83, Clarkesville
Harvey Lincoln Edwards passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the age of 83.  Born in Danvers, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late H ...

Hall

Nelda D. Huscusson, 65, Flowery Branch
          Mrs. Nelda D. Huscusson age 65 of Flowery Branch passed away on Sunday October 29, 2017 at her residence following an ext ...
Bobby Darnel Lott, 63, Gainesville
     Mr. Bobby Darnel Lott, age 63, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Ricky Allen Dean, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Allen Dean, 62, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Austin Crumley, 17, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Austin Crumley, age 17, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Austin Crumley was born in Athens, Georgia, the ...

Lumpkin

Rosanne Dobruck, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Rosanne Dobruck, age 77, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. Mrs. Dobruck, fondly known as “Roz” was born and raised in the small town of Herk ...

White

Jessica Gunter, 30, Cleveland
Jessica Gunter, 30, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2017.   She is survived by her parents, Phillip Gunter of Walton County, GA and Mary Harris and Robe ...
Lavenia Hunter Metzler, 92, Rome, formerly of Sautee Nacoochee
Lavenia Hunter Love Metzler, age 92 of Rome, formerly of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Mrs. Metzler was born on November 12, 1924, in White County, ...
'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.