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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 23rd, 2017

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Miss Adalynn Aliyse Coronado, age 3, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 in the Chapel of ...
D.J. Thompson, 78, Winder
D. J. Thompson, age 78, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Clara Boggs Thompson; parents, John an ...

Forsyth

Doris Rebecca Russell, 77, Cumming
Doris Rebecca Russell, age 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born in 1940, to the late Chester and DeLena Lacey. Doris retired from the Civil Ser ...

Gwinnett

Dominick T. DiPietro, 91, Buford
Dominick T. DiPietro, age 91 of Buford, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017. Mr. DiPietro has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1:0 ...
Donald Wayne Gossage, 81, Suwanee
Donald Wayne Gossage, age 81 of Suwanee, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Autumn Leaves of Sugarloaf assisted living memory care community in Suwanee, GA following an ...

Habersham

Dorothy Bramlett, 94, Demorest
Dorothy Bramlett, age 94 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Habersham County on July 5, 1923, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, Gainesville
Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Enterprise, AL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2017 in Gainesville. She joined her husband, Ra ...
Ruby Nell Guyton Hewell, 82, Gainesville
Ruby Nell Guyton Hewell, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Decemb ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday December 29, 2017 at the Po ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Born in Westminster, South Carolina, Mr. Steadman had lived in Hall County fo ...

Jackson

Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, 72, Jefferson
Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, age 72, of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   She is survived by her s ...
Inez Barron Mize, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Inez Barron Mize, age 90, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Bountifull Hills Personal Care Home.  Mrs. Mize was born in Clarksville to the late James Co ...
Donald Lee Robarts, 43, Carnesville
Donald Lee Robarts, age 43 of Carnesville, GA passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.   Born in Tampa, FL on Aug. 19, 1974, Mr. Robarts was the son of the late Arthur J. &l ...

Lumpkin

Paul William Shirley, 83, Dahlonega
Paul William Shirley, 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday December 23, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born February 2, 1934 to the late Talley a ...
'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.