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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 8th, 2017

Dawson

Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, Dawsonville
Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 31, 1956, Pam was a lifelong resident of Daws ...
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, Dawsonville
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born May 2 ...

Forsyth

William Whitehead Howell Jr., 86 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was born on February 2, 1931 in Waycross, GA, the son of William Whitehead Howell Sr. ...

Hall

Duane A. Jones, 65, Gainesville
    Mr. Duane Jones age 65 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday March 08, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     ...
Arabella Partlow, 102, Gainesville
Arabella Partlow, age 102 of Gainesville, GA passed away on March 8, 2017. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Pamela A. Farr, 65, Gainesville
Dr. Pamela A Farr, age 65, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on March 8th, 2017 after an extended illness.   A viewing will be held at Little & Davenport Funeral home ...

Other

Seaborn Ray Martin, 86, Chatsworth
Seaborn Ray Martin, 86 years of age is now resting in peaceful sleep in the arms of his Lord. He passed away Wednesday, March 8th in Chatsworth Georgia, at the Chatsworth Nursing h ...
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59, Durham,NC
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59 of Durham, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 following a brief illness. Juanita (Nee-Nee) was born November 13th, 1956 in Gainesville, GA ...
Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, Madison, MS
Mrs. Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, of Madison, Mississippi passed away peacefully with her husband Jerry holding her hand on March 8, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS follow ...
Paul Austin, 73, Stone Mountain
Paul M. Austin, 73 of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Rabun

Barbara Hamby Keener, 83, Clayton
Barbara Hamby Keener, age 83, of Clayton, GA passed away March 8, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Logan Hamby and Ola Gibson Hamby. She was also preceded in death by her hus ...
'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.