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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 12th, 2017

Habersham

Edward J. Ross, Clarkesville
Edward J. Ross of Clarkesville, GA, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2017 at home, surrounded by his devoted family.  Ed, the oldest of four boys, was born on April 4, ...

Hall

Manuel Cortes-Reyes, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Manuel Cortes-Reyes, 78, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in at St. Micha ...
  Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday June 15, 2017 at Pine Crest Baptist Church for Dorothy “Dot” Evans Kierbow, age 85, of Gainesville. Rev. ...
Larry James Stroud, Gainesville
Mr. Larry James Stroud was born on September 7, 1955 to the late Mrs. Jamie Nell Randolph and the late Mr. Andrew Stroud of Gainesville, GA. He departed this life unexpectedly on T ...
Carol Louise Coleman Williams, 94, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away on June 12, 2017 after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held in the Parlor of Memorial Park Funeral H ...
Dianne Reidling Autry, 62, Gainesville
                Mrs. Dianne Reidling Autry, age 62, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away due to an extende ...
Carolyn W. Timms, 85, Gainesville
Carolyn W. Timms, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on June 12, 2017. She was born in Jefferson, Georgia to the late W.D. Mote and the late Iona Westmoreland Mote and was a gradua ...

Jackson

Tate Lamar Farmer, inf, Commerce
Tate Lamar Farmer precious baby boy of Wayne and Ashley Farmer was born into the arms of angels at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, June 7, 2017 at 5:55 pm.   T ...

Other

Brent Davis Bennett, 59, Atlanta
Beloved husband and father, Brent Davis Bennett, 59, an Atlanta native, passed away tragically June 12, 2017. A high school all-American soccer player and graduate of Arlington ...
Edward Joseph Hilderhoff, Jr., 83, Orlando, Fl.
Edward Joseph Hilderhoff, Jr., age 83, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in care of Whitfiel ...

Stephens

Robert Lee Fisher, 84, Toccoa
Mr. Robert Lee Fisher, age 84 of 70 Falls Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, June 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.   A son of the late Elme ...

White

Ingrid Brooks, 73, Cleveland
Ms. Ingrid Brooks, age 73, of Cleveland passed away on June 12, 2017. Ms. Brooks was born in Frankfort, Germany on July  11, 1944 to the late Edward Hesch and Erna ...
'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.