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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 10th, 2017

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Mark Leon Stephens, 56, Winder
Mr. Mark Leon Stephens, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Sunday September 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be h ...

Gwinnett

Sarah Nell Smith Cason, 88, Lawrenceville
Sarah Nell Smith Cason, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM ...
Mickey M. Croy, 61, Buford
Mickey M. Croy, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Maynard Croy; mother, Dorothy Hamrick; and sister, Tina C. ...
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, 90, Hartwell formerly of Buford
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, age 90, of Hartwell, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Phill ...

Habersham

Mrs. Becky Inez Chambers Dill, age 59, of Alto, GA died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Dill was born in Commerce to the late George and Muad ...
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, Mt. Airy
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, woke up in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday September 10, 2017, at approximately 12:30PM. She will be dearly missed by her Knight in Shini ...
Harris Wilson, 77, Alto
Harris “Pops” Wilson, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 4, 1940, he was a son of the late Harvey Rosco ...

Hall

Marcia Ann Smith McDuffie, 72, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017.  She was surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be held at Blac ...
Vicky McSwain Passmore, Gainesville
Mrs. Vicky McSwain Passmore of Gainesville, Ga. went to her heavenly home Sunday September 10, 2017 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday September ...

Jackson

Cora Lee Clodfelter, 91, Jefferson
Cora Lee Clodfelter age 91 of Jefferson passed away Sept. 10, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Clodfelter was born March 9, 1926 in Habersham County ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christina Danielle Hamilton, age 27, of Nicholson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mrs. Hamilton was born in ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Fred “Benny” Freeland, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Pruitt Health and Rehab in Buford. Born in Hoschton, Georgia on ...

Other

Johnny Scales, 85, Woodstock formerly of Cleveland
Johnny B. Scales, 85, of Woodstock, Ga, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.  The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm ...

White

Charles Stanton "Bud" Nix, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Stanton “Bud” Nix, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Nix was born to the late Charlie and Ruby Etris Nix.  Mr. Nix w ...
'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.