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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 4th, 2017

Dawson

Leo Sheppard, 78, Dawsonville
Leo Sheppard, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born March 1, 1939 in Vermont, he lived in Dawson County for the past 26 ...

Habersham

Mae Carver Britton, 71, Alto
Mae Carver Britton, age 71, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday August 4, 2017. Mrs. Britton was born on February 5, 1946 in Sylva, North Carolina to the late Grant and Ada ...

Hall

Todd Randall Cannon, 60, Gainesville
Todd Randall Cannon, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Alice Calhoun Cannon; and sister, Bobbie ...
Bonnie Roper Clark, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Bonnie Roper Clark, 86 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on August 4, 2017 due to an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, ...
Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Sizemore House, age 74 of Lula, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Memorial services are sched ...
Mary J. Sullens, 54, Gainesville
Mary J. Sullens, 54 of Gainesville,  passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at her residence. Born in Nashville Tennessee, Mrs. Sullens was the daughter of the late Charles Robe ...
Marie Haynes Lester, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Marie Haynes Lester, 72 of Flowery Branch, Ga. passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Lester was the daughter of the ...
William Stanley Reed, 62, Gainesville
William Stanley Reed, 62, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Select Medical Center. Born on September 5, 1954, he was the son of the late Billy and Sara ...
Ronald Mayes Robinson, 69, Gainesville
Ronald Mayes Robinson, 69, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on February 16, 1948 in Gainesville, GA he was the ...
Mary Sullens, 54, Clermont
Mary Sullens, 54, of Clermont GA passed away on August 4, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is ...

Jackson

Louise Arledge Sullivan, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Louise Arledge Sullivan, age 95 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017. Mrs. Sullivan was born in Phil ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Beverly Virginia Schellhorn Yates, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017.  Mrs. Yates was b ...

Lumpkin

Debra Lynn Bewsher, 60, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Debra Lynn Bewsher, age 60 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on August 4, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be an ...
Debra Lynn Bewsher, 60, Dahlonega
Debra Lynn Bewsher, age 60 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017.    Mrs. Bewsher was born in Greenville, N.C. to G.L. Presgraves and the late Ann Jar ...

Other

Brannon Levi Smith, 46, Atlanta
Mr. Brannon Levi Smith, 46, of Atlanta, GA., passed away August 4, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the chapel o ...

Stephens

Sue Nell Davis Dill, 77, Toccoa
Sue Nell Davis Dill, age 77,  of Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. A daughter of ...
'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.