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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 28th, 2017

Forsyth

Nina Cooper Collins, 78, Cumming
Nina C. Collins, 78, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  She was born in Corinth, MS in 1939. She is preceded in deat ...
Mr. John A. Cowart, Sr., 91, passed away on June 28, 2017. He was a United States Navy veteran who saw combat service in the Pacific during WWII. He is predeceased in death by his ...

Gwinnett

Charles Edward “Charlie” Cofield, age 91, of Dacula, GA, died June 28, 2017. A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM at North Atlanta Memori ...
Charles “Chuck” Thomas Norwood, 64, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 28th 2017 in his home in Dacula, GA with his wife, Dianna Gates Norwood, by his side. F ...

Hall

Millie Dye, 72, Gainesville
Millie Dye, 72, of Brooksville, Florida, was surrounded by her family when she went to be with her Lord June 4th after a brief struggle with Cancer. Millie graduated from North ...
Ruby Norris Shockley, age 80, of Lula, Ga. passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 4-8 pm a ...
Tekeila Calloway, 35, Gainesville
Miss Tekeila Calloway, 35, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017.           Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. ...
Norman David Davis, 77, Gillsville
Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 1, 2017 at Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery for Norman David Davis, age 77 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Da ...
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, 86, Flowery Branch
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Verlie Mae Moore Braswell; brothers, ...
Joseph "Joey" Donald Kerns, 37, Gainesville
Joseph (Joey) Donald Kerns, 37, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 on the Chapel of Memo ...
Patricia Ann Walter, 74, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Walter, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at her residence. ?Born in Gary, Indiana, Ms. Walter had lived in Hall County since 1970.  She wa ...

Jackson

Fay Edna Lacey, 87, Commerce
Fay Edna Lacey of Jack, AL formerly of Commerce passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Medical Center Enterprise.  She was 87. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Su ...
Agnes Marlene Richey, 92, Commerce
Agnes Marlene Richey, age 92, of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her residence.   Born on November 20, 1924 in Danielsville, GA she was the daughter of ...
'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.