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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 26th, 2017

Hall

Mr. Simon Eugene Overstreet age 85 of Oakwood passed away on Monday June 26, 2017 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness.       &n ...
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner, 82, Gainesville
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Monday June 26, 2017 at a private nursing home. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Thursday June 29th  at t ...

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Varon V. Philyaw, 90, Anderson, S.C.
Varon V. Philyaw, age 90, of Anderson, South Carolina, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday June 26, 2017. Mr. Philyaw was born on July 27, 1926 in Cornelia, ...

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Inez “Nez” Mionia Cagle Bearden Carson, age 86 of Clayton passed away peacefully June 24, 2017 at her residence with her family by. She was born May 4, 1931 the daughte ...
'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.