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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 16th, 2017

Gwinnett

Serafina Palacio, 88, Lawrenceville
Serafina Palacio, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Maria Palacio; son, Antonio Palacio; and her parents ...

Habersham

Lumeril “Merle” Morris, age 63 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. Born in Demorest, Georgia on August 3, 1953, she was a daughter of Lillian Dodd of Al ...

Hall

Darrel Beaver, 75, Gainesville
Darrel Beaver, 75, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away at home on July 16th, 2017 after an extended illness. He was born in Camden-on-Gauley, WV the youngest child of seven to t ...
Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, Gainesville
Miss Juana Castillo-Rivas, 75, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on&nbs ...

Other

Sheryl M. Frazier, 72, Smyrna
  Sheryl M. Frazier, age 72, of Smyrna, GA passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Susanne and Robert Fossali, Flowery Branch, GA, Kerry Bom ...

Rabun

Berner (Biff) Wilson Jr.  passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 surrounded by his family.  Biff was born on October 18, 1938 to Berner and Blondine Wilson, who have pre ...
'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.