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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Bernice Mildred Pruitt, 91, Cumming
Bernice Mildred Pruitt, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bonnie Calvin Pruitt. Survivors include her children, R ...

Gwinnett

Anne Sullivan, 84, Lawrenceville
Anne Sullivan, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Sullivan; son, William Thomas Sullivan; and ...

Hall

Victoria “Vicki” Cook, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Victoria “Vicky” Cook, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on June 20, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, June 23, 2017 at St. M ...
Alice Marie Foster Shepard, 97, Gainesville
Alice Marie Foster Shepard was born on December 4, 1919 in Mobile, AL. She was the daughter of Grace Manry Foster of Edison, GA and Dr. Edward E. Foster of Cayman Brac, BWI. During ...

Lumpkin

Jaxon Kistler, 6, Dahlonega
Jaxon James Kistler, age 6, of Dahlonega, passed away suddenly on June 20, 2017 along with his dad, Joshua Nicolas Kistler. Jaxon was born on June 24, 2010. He was a very energe ...
Joshua Kistler, 38, Dahlonega
Mr. Joshua Nicolas Kistler, age 38, of Dahlonega passed away suddenly on June 20, 2017. Josh was born in Canton, Georgia on February 27, 1979 and grew up in Florida. He and his ...

Other

Larry Morris, 68, Ball Ground
Larry Morris, age 68, of Ball Ground, passed away on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. Larry is survived by his daughter, Caitlin (Douglas) Resendiz; son, Greg Morris; grandsons, Henry ...

White

James W. Forrest, Cleveland
Mr. James Forrest of Blairsville, Ga, formerly of Cleveland, Ga since 1981 passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Union General Nursing Home. Mr. Forrest was ...
Nellie May Kinsey, 89, Cleveland
Nellie Mae Kinsey, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away from an extended illness on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Mrs. Kinsey was born December 7, 1927 in White County to the late ...
'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.