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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 30th, 2018

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  Dr. Bobbie Gene Lanier, MD, 79 of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday March 30, 2018. Arrangements are pending at this time.  A memorial service will be scheduled f ...
Billy Jack Shelton, 77, Cumming
Billy Jack Shelton, 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. He was born in Scottsboro, AL on August 3, 1940 the son of Rufus Clay and Lula Mae Johnston Shelto ...
Edward K. Wooke, 84, Cumming
Edward K. Wooke, age 84, of Cumming, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018. He was a United States Airforce Pilot and was a Commercial Pilot with Eastern Airlines and a retired Flight ...

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Tony Wade, 76, Alto
Tony Wade, age 76, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 30, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Wade was born on July 2, 1941, in Baldwin, Georgia, t ...

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Rebecca Marie Chapman, 39, Gainesville
Rebecca Marie Chapman, 39, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away March 30, 2018. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Memor ...
Jerry Elizabeth House, 77, Gainesville
Jerry Elizabeth House, 77, of Gainesville, passed away Friday March 30, 2018. Mrs. House was born August 7, 1940 in Clarkesville, GA to the late Claud D. and Dorothy Hughes.  ...
Mildred Arlene Shepp, 83, Gainesville
Mildred Arlene Shepp, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2018. She was born June 21, 1934 in Vincennes, Indiana to the late Herbert and Ernestine Snyder. In ...
Dorothy “Dot” Teale, 96, Gainesville
Dorothy “Dot” Teale, 96, passed away in her WillowBrooke Court residence at Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA on Saturday, March 17, 2018. She is predeceased by h ...

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Judy Faye Roberts, 57, Commerce
Judy Faye Roberts, age 57 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, March 30, 2018.   Born on June 19, 1960 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Gene and Jeanette ...

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Roger E. Bray, Sr.,, 63, Colbert
Roger E. Bray, Sr., age 63 of Colbert, GA passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018.   Born on Oct. 2, 1954 in Royston, GA, he was the son of the late Arthur E. and Irene Bell ...

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B. Forrest Clayton, 88, Cleveland
B. Forrest Clayton, 88, passed away December 17, 2017, after several months of hospitalization. Forrest will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 34 years, Sandra, and his childre ...
'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.