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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 13th, 2017

Forsyth

Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, Cumming
Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away November 13, 2017 on Monday at her home. She was born in Brooklet, Georgia to the late William Lucian Aycock and the ...

Gwinnett

Emily Robertson, 42, Buford
Emily  Robertson, age 42, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Skippy Robertson; grandparents, Cliff and Mari ...
Hazel White Williams, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel White Williams, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Gene Williams; brothers, Damo ...
Joan West Jones, 89, Dacula
Joan West Jones, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, John L. Jones, Jr. Mrs. Jones is survived ...

Habersham

Frances Freeman Barrett, age 86 of Alto passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Born in White County on October 23, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae ...

Hall

Lonzo Cantrell, 73, Gainesville
Lonzo Cantrell, age 73, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on November 13, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Lorenzo Young; four daughters: Denita Young, LaQuetta (Cha ...
Adelaide Gregory Norton, 96, Gainesville
Adelaide Gregory Norton died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96 while a resident at The Gardens of Gainesville.  She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (poli ...
Syble Bond Sims, 82, Gainesville
Syble Bond Sims, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Novembe ...
Glen Franklin Whitmire, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Glenn Franklin Whitmire, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by his family after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease).    Memor ...

White

Julius Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Julius Carey Highsmith of Cleveland died on Nov. 13, 2017 at the age of 92.  Mr. Highsmith was the son of the late Rev. Elbert Highsmith and Emma Browning Highsmith. A 1944 ...
Shirley Vaughn, 81, Cleveland
Shirley Vaughn, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. Mrs. Vaughn was born May 25, 1936 in Jefferson, GA to the late Abert Ernest Gearin and Eunice Inez La ...
Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Mr. Carey Highsmith age 92, of Cleveland passed away Monday November 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Christine S. West, 82, Cleveland
Christine S. West, age 82, of Cleveland, formerly of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark West; her son, William ...
'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.