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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 6th, 2018

Banks

Dempsey H. Pruitt, 77, Homer
Dempsey H. Pruitt, age 77, of Homer, GA passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.   Born on Aug. 01, 1940 in Carnesville, GA, Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late Ralph Pruitt, R ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Nancy Elaine Minchew Campbell, age 58 of 18 Robin Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Emory University Hospital. A daughter of Peggy Roland Min ...
Donald Eugene Ogletree, 82, Cumming
Mr. Donald Eugene Ogletree age 82 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Gwinnett Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Brian Potter, 56, Cumming
Brian Potter 56, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018. Services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements b ...
Evelyn Lahage, 82, Cumming
Evelyn Lahage 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements ...
Craig Steven Richards, 57, Cumming
Craig Steven Richards 57, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018.  No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Rachael Abbott Johnson, age 40, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rebecca Lee. She is survived by her husband of twen ...

Habersham

Jeremy Michael Spivey, 37, Baldwin
Jeremy Michael Spivey, age 37 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on June 06, 1980, Jeremy was a life-long resident of Banks C ...

Jackson

Mr. Richard James “Ricky” Rampley age 54 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. F ...
Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mrs. Tumlin was born in ...

Lumpkin

Grace Janice Foster Journigan, age 63, went to be in the arms of her Lord Tuesday, February 6, 2018 after a courageous battle against cancer. Janice was born October 17, 1954 in Mo ...

Other

Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86, Pensacola, FL formerly of Gainesville
Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86 of Pensacola, Florida formerly of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 6, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & ...
William Howard Tate, 93, Eastman. GA
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Howard Tate, age 93 of Eastman, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mr. Tate was born in Anderson, ...
'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.