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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Enoch Emmon Morrow, 95, Cumming
Enoch Emmon Morrow, age 95, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was born in Violet, NC and a graduate of Murphy High School in Murphy, NC. After high school, he ...

Gwinnett

Robert "Bob" McNeely, 83, Duluth
Robert “Bob” McNeely, 83, peacefully passed away from cancer in the early morning of July 20, 2017.  Bob is survived by his son and daughter in law, Troy and Teres ...
Barbara Ann Banks Varnadoe, 82, Lawrenceville
Barbara Ann Banks Varnadoe, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017. She is survived by her children, Gina and Mark Mancincelli, Sugar Hill, GA, Cindy G ...

Hall

Lisa Ann Castleberry, 52, Gainesville
Miss Lisa Ann Castleberry, age 52, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday July 20, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Lisa was born on January 27, 19 ...
Margaret Alice Richards Owens, 88, moved on to Glory by the Lord’s Gracious Hand on July 20, 2017, at Willowbrooke Court in Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA.  Mar ...

Jackson

Mildred Estes Mattingly, 92, Commerce
Mildred Estes Mattingly, age 92 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017.   Born in Apple Valley, GA on July 01, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Guy Tho ...
Chad Hix, 36, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Chad Hix, age 36 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Mr. Hix was born in Athens, Georgia the so ...
'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.