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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 11th, 2017

Forsyth

Jean M. Cahill, 66, Cumming
Jean M. Cahill passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017. Her husband of 66 years, Charles R. Cahill, preceded her in death last year. She is survived by her 3 children Jeffrey Cahi ...
Rema Martin, 79, Cumming
Rema Martin, 79, passed away at Northside Forsyth Hospital on March 11, 2017. He is survived by his wife Shirley Martin of Cumming. Children Cherri and Dennis Howell of Big Cano ...

Habersham

Rev. Larry D. Carnes, 69, Mount Airy
Rev. Larry D. Carnes, age 69 of Mt. Airy, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Born in Athens, Georgia on July 5, 1947, he was a son of the late N. B. Carnes ...
David M. Martin, Sr., 88, Cornelia
David M. Martin Sr., age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Mr. Martin was born on November 27, 1928 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Andrew P. ...

Hall

Carlton Buffington, 94, Gillsville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday March 13 ,2017 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Carlton Buffington , 94 , of Gillsville ,Ga . Rev. Marshall Dale will officiate ...
The final chapter of the storied, textbook life of Cecil William Davis closed March 11, 2017.   The textbook nearly went unwritten as he was diagnosed with diphtheria at age ...
Jimmie Vandiver Glosson, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Jimmie Vandiver  Glosson, 85  of Gainesville died peacefully Saturday March 11, 2017 at her residence. A loving daughter, sister, friend, wife, mother and grandmo ...
Ann Robinson, 64, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held for Ann Robinson 64 of Gainesville, Ga. at 2:00pm Tuesday March 14, 2017 in the stateroom of Little & Davenport. Mrs. Robinson died Sat March 11, ...
Charlie Sanders, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Sanders, 73 of Gainesville died Saturday March 11, 2017. ?A native of Jackson County, Mr. Sanders had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  He was the so ...

White

Shelia Black, 67, Sautee-Nacoochee
Shelia Black, age 67 of Sautee, passed away on Saturday March 11, 2017 at her residence. Ms. Black was born on November 16, 1949, in Toccoa, Georgia to Suvilla Caudell Black and ...
'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.