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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 19th, 2017

Dawson

Jeffrey S. 'Bodine' Roberts, 52, Dawsonville
Jeffrey S. “Bodine” Roberts, 52, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 19, 2017 at his residence following a short illness. Born April 24, 1964 in Forsyth Count ...

Forsyth

Damien Matthew Lewis, 20, Cumming
Damien Matthew Lewis, 20 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 19, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Vaune R. Mackie, 94, Cumming
Vaune R. Mackie, 94 of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017.   There are no services planned at this time.   Condolences may be expressed at w ...

Habersham

Jessie Wendolyn Bowman Hill, 76, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Jessie Wendolyn Bowman Hill, age 76, of Clarkesville will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park ...

Hall

Juliua Bales, 74, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Juliua Veona Bales age 74 of Lula. The Rev. Chris Anderson, Rev. Ke ...
Cecil England Boswell, 99, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Thursday February 23, 2017 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Cecil England Boswell, 99, of Gainesville, Ga. The Rev. Larry Boswell ...
Faye Ruth Jackson, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Faye Ruth Jackson, 80 of Gainesville died Sunday February 19, 2017 at her residence. ?Funeral services will be held in Mansfield, Ohio but the family will have a visitation ...
Ray Hamilton Martin, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ray Hamilton Martin, 77 of Flowery Branch died Sunday February 19, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, Mr. Martin had lived in Hall Cou ...

Jackson

Millicent Louise Martin McCabe, age 74, of Nicholson, Georgia passed away Feb 19, 2017 at her residence after a lengthy illness.    She was born Feb 28, 1942 in Hal ...

Lumpkin

Nina May Haines Smith, 76, Dahlonega
Nina May Haines Smith passed peacefully from this earth surrounded by her immediate family on February 19, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer.  Nina was born February 2 ...

Other

Sara Ward Reed, 90, Charleston, SC formerly of Gainesville
Sara Ward Reed, 90, died peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at her home in Charleston, SC., following a brief battle with leukemia. She was a graduate of Atlanta’s Girls ...

White

Julius Westmoreland, 78, Cleveland
Julius Westmoreland, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Westmoreland was born on August 22, 1938, in ...
'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.