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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 23rd, 2017

Banks

Chad Timothy Pruitt, 49, Commerce
Chad Timothy Pruitt age 49 of Commerce passed away Friday July 21, 2017 at the Northridge Medical Center.   Mr. Pruitt was born January 24, 1968 in Athens. Chad had a Bachel ...

Dawson

James Everett Evans, 75, Dawsonville
James Everett Evans, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday July 23, 2017. Born December 16, 1941, Everett was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  He was a devoted husban ...

Forsyth

Diana Newton Bruce, 100, Cumming
Diana Newton Bruce, age 100 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was a member of the Transatlantic Brides and Parents Association of Jacksonville, Florida for 25 y ...
Ramanjaneya Mula, 50, Cumming
Dr. Ramanjaneya Mula, age 50, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. Funeral services for Dr. Mula will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...
Jacquelyn “Jackie” D. Washington, 87, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Sunday, July 23, 2017.  A Memorial Service will be held at a later ...
Floyd Ferguson, 81, Cumming
Floyd Ferguson, 81, of Cumming passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Floyd was a member of County Line Baptist Church and loved the outdoors and whittling.  He is preceded ...

Hall

Raymundo Garcia, Jr, 35, Gainesville
Raymundo Garcia, Jr., 35 of Gainesville died Sunday July 23, 2017. Born in Houston, Texas, Raymundo had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  He was employed at Sent ...
Harriett Susan Lackey, 70, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church for Harriett Susan Lackey, age 70 of Gainesville. The Rev. Raymond Latty will officia ...
Tommie Lee Goss, 69, Gainesville
Tommie Lee Goss, 69, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on July 22, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Tommie died due to a brief struggle with cancer. He was born in Alto ...

Jackson

Bonellia Ann Green Dunn, 67, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bonellia Ann Green Dunn, age 67 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, July 22, 2017.  Mrs. Dunn was born in Logan ...

Lumpkin

Jack Edward Brackett, 81, Dahlonega
Jack Edward Brackett, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday July 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Jack was a native and lifelong resident o ...
Lewis Danny Poore, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Danny Poore, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Born on December 31, 1949 to parents, Craig and Margaret Abernathy Po ...

Rabun

Ruth Irene Duckett Watts, 79, Lakemont
Mrs. Ruth Irene Duckett Watts, age 79 of 47 Dovie Lane, Lakemont, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the late Henry and Mary Etta Smith Du ...

Stephens

Mr. Thomas “Tom” Edwin Moore, Jr., age 85 of 207 Walnut Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late Thomas E ...
'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.