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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 14th, 2017

Banks

Tommy Reems, 57, Lula
Tommy Reems, age 57, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Mr. Reems was born on June 2, 1960 in Newnan, Georgia to the late James Thomas Ree ...

Forsyth

MacKean James Robertson, a recent graduate of Georgia Cyber Academy, former Forsyth Central High School student, and life-long resident of Cumming, Georgia, died suddenly in a moto ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Adams Jr., 89, Buford
Patrolman Edwin Adams Jr. badge 101 circa early 1950s Edwin Adams Jr., age 89, died on Friday July 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care facility in Cumming, Geo ...

Habersham

Tom Evans, 85, Clarkesville
A memorial service for Tom Evans, 85, of Clarkesville, GA, will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville on Sunday, July 16th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. Jaspe ...
Ladelle Black Goss, 92, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ladelle Black Goss, age 92, will be held on Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PM from the Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter, Rev. Doug Goss and Rev. ...
April Elizabeth Poole, 34, Mt. Airy
Miss April Elizabeth Poole age 34 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Elizabeth Rose Mosley Poole and the late Stephen Albert ...
Michael Clay Strange, 64, Cornelia
Michael Clay Strange, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 20, 1953, he was a son ...

Hall

Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, 78, Gainesville
Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Dodie Tilley, Gainesville, GA, and Derek Tilley, Gaines ...

Jackson

Roy E. Beck, 96, Commerce
Roy E. Beck, age 96, of Commerce, GA went to be the with Lord Friday, July 14, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Beck was born in Cornelia, GA to the late WJ and Lillie St ...

White

Ronald Paul Roskosh, 83, Cleveland
Ronald Paul Roskosh, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.  Mr. Roskosh was born February 3, 1934 in Greensburg, PA, to the late Peter P. Roskosh and Ada ...
'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.