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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 27th, 2017

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Debra Lynn Brown, 55, Winder
Debra Lynn Brown age 55 of Winder, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. Her body has been cremated and the family will have a private, family interment at a later date. ...
Evelean McDaniel Clark, age 76, of Winder passed away Monday November 27, 2017. She was a great and loving Nanny; she worked hard all her life. Survivors include sisters Dorothy Br ...

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Emma Lou “Tencie” Mills, age 92, of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017. Tencie was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her h ...

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Joseph Beard, 80, Alto
Joseph Beard, age 80, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. Memorial services will be held in Louisiana at a later date. Those wishing to express online ...
Barbara York Freeman, 79, Demorest
Barbara York Freeman, age 79 of Demorest passed away Monday, November 27, 2017.  Born in Franklin County, North Carolina on September 27, 1938, Mrs. Freeman was the daughte ...
James Aaron Garrett, 60, Cornelia
James Aaron Garrett, age 60 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 27, 2017. Born in Demorest, Georgia on March 18, 1957, he was a son of the lat ...
A. Dan Sassaman, 86, Clarkesville
Mr. A. Dan Sassaman, age 86 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center located in Gainesville, Ga.   Mr. Sassaman w ...

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Robert Glenn Blake, 40, Gainesville
Robert Glenn Blake, age 40, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 following an illness. He was a Christian man, born February 26, 1977, and a lifelong residen ...
Wiley Edward Dorminy, Jr, 85, Flowery Branch
Mr. Wiley Edward Dorminy, Jr., age 85 of Flowery Branch, passed away on November 27, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday ...

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Larry Lee Griffith, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Lee Griffith, age 75, who entered into rest Monday, November 27, 2017.  Mr. Griffith was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania a ...
William Eugene Brewer, 70, Jefferson
Mr. William Eugene Brewer, age 70, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, November 27, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Brewer was born in Atlanta to the late Rufus and Vivian ...

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Alyssa Cameron Getzinger, age 27, of Monroe passed Monday, November 27, 2017. Survivors include her mother Kristie Barnett-Royster and husband Kenneth of Fl; father Patri ...
Maria C. Allende De Grant, 93, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maria C. Allende De Grant age 93 of San Juan, Puerto Rico who entered into rest Monday, November 27, 2017.  She joins her husban ...
Charles Ray Stallings, Jr., age 71, of Marietta, GA, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017. Memorial  services will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at ...
'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.