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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 30th, 2017

Banks

Linda Lee Woods Whitlock, age 61 of Baldwin, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. Born on January 18, 1956 in Decatur, Georgia, she was a daughter of Louise Hudson Harris and ...

Barrow

James Carl “Cowboy” Bagwell, age 58, of Winder passed away Friday, June 30, 2017.    Mr. Bagwell loved to sing southern gospel music. Survivors include ...

Forsyth

Frances M. Singleton, 65, Cumming
Frances M. Singleton 65, of Cumming, Ga passed away on June 30, 2017. No services are currently scheduled. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangem ...

Gwinnett

Victor Paul Cauffield, 22, Suwanee
Victor Paul Cauffield, age 22, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Mary Milliken Cauffield, Suwanee, GA; father, Robert Cauffield, Ga ...
Donald James Girard, 81, Lawrenceville
Donald James Girard, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Mary Margaret McCoy Girard, of Lawrenceville ...
Mr. Vincent Anthony Saputo, age 63, of Buford passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, ...

Habersham

Tristin Elizabeth Helton, 18, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Tristin Elizabeth Helton, age 18, of Clarkesville will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Lisa Turner and Col. R ...
Linda Adamd McEntire, 71, Demorest
LINDA ADAMS MCENTIRE, age 71 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Habersham Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Georgia on August 25 ...
Kennedy Ruthann Wright, 16, Clarkesville
KENNEDY RUTHANN “SMURF” WRIGHT, age 16 of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Stephens Coun ...

Hall

Donald Dwight Swaim, 86, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald Dwight Swaim, age 86, of Gainesville, who passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. Mr. Swaim was born in Lima, Ohio, a son to the ...

Other

Betty Patricia Davis, 74, Ball Ground
Betty Patricia Davis, age 74, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. She was a member of Ophir Baptist Church in Ball Ground, GA.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Waym ...

Rabun

Edward Eugene Griggs, age 69, of Tiger, GA, passed away on June 30, 2017. He was the son of the late Lester Lee Griggs and Francis Chrestine Stewart Griggs Spivey.   Edd ...

Stephens

Mr. Macklen- Jace Eli Alexander, age 17 of 5644 Brookhaven Circle, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital from injuries sustained in an a ...

White

Dr. Helen Brookshire Adams was born on January 24, 1927, and entered into the presence of God on June 30, 2017.     She was 90 years and, as she made clear, "o ...
'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.