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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 10th, 2018

Gwinnett

Rayburn Dinsmore, 76, Suwanee
Rayburn Dinsmore, age 76, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Rayburn was a member of Refuge Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mar ...

Habersham

Rebecca A. “Becky” Dalton Masse, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018 following a brief illness. Mrs. Masse was born on December ...

Hall

Jorge H. Correa, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Jorge H. Correa, age 74, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. A Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, Febru ...
Richard A. DeBolt, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Richard A. DeBolt, age 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Ruby Carolyn DeBolt. He is ...
Eloisa Garcia-Rodriguez, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Eloisa Garcia-Rodriguez, 72, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 3: ...
Tapas Kumar Ghosh, 68, Gainesville
Tapas Kumar Ghosh, 68, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memoria ...
Wachovia Thompson, 26, Gainesville
Ms. Wachovia Nelese Thompson was born May 29, 1991 in Hall County to Ms. Naquita Thompson and Mr. Cory Haynes (Maxine). Wachovia departed her lie on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at ...

Other

Harvey Leland “Red-Bodie“ Adams, 69 of Colbert, passed away February 9, 2018. He was the son of the late Ray Adams. Mr. Adams was also preceded in death by sisters, She ...
Steve Michael Kemp, 65, Atlanta
Mr. Steve Michael Kemp, age 65, of Atlanta, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018.  No services scheduled at this time.  Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland in charge of ...
Raymond Todd Smith, 48, Locust Grove
Mr. Raymond Todd Smith, age 48, of Locust Grove, GA died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Smith was born in Athens to Shirley An ...

Stephens

Verner Allen Murray, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Verner Allen Murray age 75 of North Red Rock Road, Toccoa passed Friday February 9, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Henry and Eva Pless Murray, ...

White

Rheba Alexander, 81, Cleveland
Mrs. Rheba Alexander, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born to the late Newt and Emma Wooten Jackson.  She was a loving wif ...
Leonard Steve Smith, 58, Cleveland
Mr. Leonard Steve Smith, age 58, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville the son of the late Alfred and Pauline Roach Smith.&nbs ...
'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.