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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 19th, 2018

Forsyth

  Barbara R (Quick) Davison, 90, of Cumming, GA, and formerly of Marietta, GA, Hialeah, FL, and Jamestown, NY, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Cumming, GA.  She was ...
Michael David Barnes, Inf, Cumming
Michael David Barnes, infant son of Tim and Charity Barnes of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Also surviving are brothers, Justin and Wyatt Barnes of Cumming; gra ...
Mary Frances (Polly) Goss Burnette, born September 22, 1935, passed away Friday night January 19, 2018 after a short illness.  Polly was preceded in death by her parents, ...
Edith Mae McDougald Martin, age 84, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Le ...

Habersham

Marie Redwine, Demorest
Marie Redwine passed into glory on December 1, 2017. She was a resident of Habersham Home East in Demorest, Georgia. She was born January 17, 1930 in Breaux Bridge, Louisian ...
Annie Mae White Chitwood Smith, age 96 of Lula, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018, at Northridge Hospital. Funeral services are 3 pm Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Mt. Carmel ...
  Charles Terrell Cantrell, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018.   Born in White County, Georgia on January 1, 1937, he was a son of the late ...

Hall

Clydine "Nana" Hulsey, 80, Murrayville
Mrs. Clydine “Nana” Hulsey, 80, of Murrayville, Ga passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Born in Murrayville, she had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&n ...
Kermett Charles Martin, 82, Gainesville
Kermett Charles  Martin, 82 of Gainesville passed away Friday January 19, 2018 at his residence. Born in Forsyth County, Mr. Martin had lived in Hall County for most of his ...
Vivian Perry, Gainesville
Vivian Perry of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 19, 2018.   Funeral service will be held on Friday at Antioch Baptist Church at 12:00 noon.   Visitatio ...

Jackson

James Larry Jackson, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Larry Jackson, age 67 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Jackson was born in Jeff ...
Edith Bolton Nix, 93, Commerce
Spartanburg, SC- Mrs. Edith Bolton Nix, 93, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. Widow of Milton Nix, Sr., she was also predeceased by her parents, ...
Mr. Gaston Odell (Go Go) Adkinson, age 86 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Adkinson was born February 19, 1931 in Alabama.  He left home a ...
Rufus Leer Green, 67, Commerce
Mr. Rufus Lee Green, age 67 of Commerce died Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Green was born in Commerce to the late, Howard and Donnie Minish Green.  M ...
Barry Dean Meacham, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Barry Dean Meacham, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 19, 2018.  Mr. Meacham was born in Ripley, ...

Lumpkin

Farrell McDonald Anderson, 61, Dahlonega
Mrs. Farrell McDonald Anderson, age 61, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 12, 1956 at Woodward C ...
Peter Allen Evans, 80, Dahlonega
Peter Allen Evans of Dahlonega, Georgia, died on January 19, 2018.  Pete retired in 2002 and devoted himself to the things he loved most in his life: his family ...

Other

Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82, Gendora, CA and formally of New York
Marilyn Fitzgerald, 82 years old, of Glendora, CA and formally of New City, NY passed away peacefully on Friday, January 19, 2018.  She was born on October 1, 1935 in Brooklyn ...

White

William Burch Haynes, Sr, 90, Cleveland
William Burch Haynes, Sr., age 90 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Mr. Haynes was born on December 11, 1927, in Blakely, Georgia, to the late Henry and Ali ...
'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.