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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 11th, 2017

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Bari L. Schotta, 55, Cumming
Bari L. Schotta, 55, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, June, 11, 2017 at her residence.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, GA.  30040

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Opal Jane Parker, 99, Gainesville
Mrs. Opal Jane Parker, age 99 of Gainesville, passed away on June 11, 2017. Opal was born on January 10, 1918 to the late Mr. Manson McFalls and the late Mrs. Omie Chastain McFalls ...
Hollis Seagraves, 82, Gillsville
Hollis Seagraves, 82, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at his residence in Gillsville, with his family at his bedside. Born to Lillie and William Oliver Seagraves in Madison Co ...
Martha “Louise” Mauldin Barnett, 87 of Gainesville died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Barnett was born in Atlanta, GA., to the late William Barnes and ...
Carol M. Blasingame, 80, Gainesville
Carol M. Blasingame, 80, of Gainesville, died Sunday June 11, 2017.     Little & Davenport Funeral Home. 
William Froeliger, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. William Froeliger, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017. The Celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 17 at held at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of ...
Mr. William (Papa Bill) Frank Froeliger age 76 of Flowery Branch, Ga passed away on Sunday June 11, 2017 at his residence following a three year long valiant fight against (termina ...
Tammy Jean Grizzle, 48, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Tammy Jean Grizzle, age 48 of Lula. The Rev. Barry Payne will officiate ...
Donald E. Hammond, 80, Gainesville
Donald E. Hammond, age 80, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on June 11, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born on January 11, 1937 in Walton County, GA to the late Charle ...

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Glen Horton Larkin, 83, Dahlonega
Glen Horton Larkin age 83 of Dahlonega passed away on June 11, 2017.  Mr. Larkin was born in Kingsport Tennessee to Kelly and Amanda Larkin.  He loved computers and teach ...
'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.