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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 10th, 2017

Dawson

Anita Faith Jones, 47, Dawsonville
Anita Faith Jones, 47, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 10, 2017. Born March 12, 1970 in Kennett, Missouri, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 16 years having mov ...

Gwinnett

Loretta Ann (Denton) Toomey, 77 passed away on July 10, 2017, after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Loretta is a resident of Buford, GA, formally of Atlan ...
Hazel D. Bryant, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel D. Bryant, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of sixty-one years, Kenneth Bryant; She’s being ...
William Larry McCord, 81, Lawrenceville
Mr. William Larry McCord, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 under the care of Providence Hospice. He is survived by his first wife, Peggy Thomas McCord ...
Sheila Bell Seabolt Wilkerson, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ethel Hall and John Bradford, and Estella Pep ...

Hall

Rebecca Joan Mills, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Rebecca Joan Mills, age 87, formerly of Kent, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Vitas Hospice in Duluth, Georgia. A memorial service will be held on July 14, 2017 a ...
Mary Sue Sheffield, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Sue Sheffield age 78 of Gainesville passed away on Monday July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are sche ...
Arthur Swenson, 89, Gainesville
Arthur Swenson, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief period of health decline.      ...

Jackson

Annie Priscilla McClure, 81, Jefferson
Annie Priscilla McClure, age 81, of Jefferson passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0699.

Lumpkin

 Fernando Luis Muñoz Rodriguez, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral service ...
Billy Ray Hudson, 74, Dahlonega
Billy Ray Hudson, age 74, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. Billy was the son of the late Otwell and Irene Wright Hudson.  He is also preceded in death ...
Floyd S. Lawrence, 31, Dahlonega
FUNERAL SERVICES ARE SCHEDULED  FOR 10 A.M. SATURDAY JULY 22, 2017 AT 10:00 A.M. AT WARD’S FUNERAL HOME FOR FLOYD SAMUEL LAWRENCE, 31 OF DAHLONEGA. THE REV. JAMES S ...

Other

Elizabeth (Beth) Blair Telford Long, age 69, passed away in Griffin, GA on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born on June 28, 1948, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Georg ...

White

Peter G. Bayliff, 63, Helen
Peter G.Bayliff, age 63 of Helen, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. Pete wasborn May 24, 1954 in Ferndale, MI. Pete was known by many as “The Rock Man”, he created ...
'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.