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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 11th, 2017

Dawson

Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, Dawsonville
Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 5, 1932 in Forsyth County to t ...
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, Dawsonville
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 following a sudden illness.  Born January 4, 1948 to the late Stanley and Elizabeth Kordenbrock, Judy ...

Forsyth

Freddie Mae Ward, 75, Cumming
Freddie Mae Ward, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Freddie was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. While attending County Line Bap ...

Habersham

Carolyn Bellew Hallford, 85, Demorest
Carolyn Bellew Hallford, age 85 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster in Jefferson following an extended illness. ...

Hall

Mrs. Patricia Dorothy Holland Odell, 68 of Oakwood died Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence. Born in Dahlonega, Mrs. Odell had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&nbs ...
Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, of Gainesville, passed away August 11, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Au ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willie Louise Crawford Crocker, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Mrs. Crocker was born i ...
Bobby Ray Lee, 72, Braselton
Bobby Ray Lee, age 72, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.  Those that knew Bobby, know that he was a  Snapper lawnmower man.  He loved cutting grass, ...
Miriam Ross Pair, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Miriam Ross Pair, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Ms. Pair was born in Elberton, Geo ...

Lumpkin

Leona Blackwell Anderson, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Leona Blackwell Anderson, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County. She was ...
'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.