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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 11th, 2018

Banks

Macklen Joy Whatley Cummings, age 87 of Lula, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at her residence.    Born in Holly Pond, Alabama on November 2, 1930, she was a ...
Mrs. Rosemary Gicker, age 61, of Homer, GA died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Gicker was born in Newnan to Rosa Hardeman Reed of Homer ...
Ronald Edward Jones, 70, Homer
  Ronald Edward Jones, age 70 of Homer, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Northridge Medical Center. Born in Gwinnett County on March 24, 1947, he was a son of t ...

Barrow

Tony Francis Picklesimer, age 58, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018. He loved anything  outdoors including hunting and fishing. Tony was a ve ...

Forsyth

Anthony Lavane Taylor, 44, Cumming
Anthony Lavane Taylor 44, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 11, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

David R. Johnson, 77, Lilburn
David R. Johnson, age 77, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife of three and a half years, Marilyn Johnson, Lilburn, GA; children, Mar ...

Habersham

James Ralph Galloway, 73, Cornelia
James Ralph “Jim” Galloway, age 73 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Blairsv ...
Dennis White, 62, Alto
  Dennis White, age 62, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 11, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. White was born on August 16, 1955, ...

Hall

David Houston Buchanan, 62, Gainesville
David Houston Buchanan, age 62, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Memorial services will be held Saturday February 17, 2018 at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Chu ...
Geneva Deal Evans, 96, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday February 15, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Geneva Deal Evans, age 96 of Gainesville. Interment will ...
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, 83, Gainesville formerly of Anderson, SC
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, of Gainesville, GA., formerly of Anderson, SC, died Sunday, February 11, at Lanier Village Estates retirement community in Gainesville, GA, his ho ...

Jackson

Sherman Lee Allen, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Sherman Lee Allen, age 85, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest, Sunday, February 11, 2018. Mr. Allen was born in Gainesv ...

Other

Mrs. Hilda Francine Bradley, age 84, of Hull, GA died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Bradley was born in Commerce to the late Olcy ...

White

Thad Benedict Rudd Jr., 51, Cleveland
Thad Benedict Rudd Jr., age 51, died suddenly on Sunday while traveling in the Philippines with his wife of 29 years, Terisita Mendoza Rudd. He was a man of great faith, dedicated ...
'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.