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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 2nd, 2018

Forsyth

James Samuel Neill, Jr, 59, Cumming
James Samuel Neill, Jr., age 59, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. James was born February 22, 1959 in Franklin, LA, to the late James S. Neill, Sr. and Lula Mae N ...

Gwinnett

Willene Morris Haney, 82, Buford
Willene Morris Haney, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, John Henry Haney; parents, Lee and A ...

Habersham

Cathy M. Tench, Psy.D, 62, Cornelia
Cathy M. Tench, Psy.D, age 62, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Dr. Tench was born on June 9, 1955, in Toccoa, Georgia. She was the daughter of Jessie ...
Billy Eugene Smith, Sr, 65, Cornelia
    Billy Eugene Smith, Sr., age 65 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born in Cartersville, Georgia, on February 22, 1953 to Annie Lee Boswell ...

Hall

Dr. Jack Miles Bates, 86, Gainesville
Dr. Jack Miles Bates, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on April 2, 2018. Perceptive, gentle, and thoroughly original, Jack Miles Bates was born in Seneca, South Carolina on Ma ...
Glenn Alexander Martin, 72, Gainesville
Glenn Alexander Martin, 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday evening at his home surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was born in Columbus, Georgia to Emmie Leonard Ma ...

Jackson

Teagan Leigh Tomlin, inf, Commerce
Infant Teagan Leigh Tomlin, 7 months old, of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, April 2, 2018.   Born on August 18, 2017 in Gainesville, GA, she was the daughter of Ben Ha ...

Other

John Buddy “John Boy” Clark, 31, Elkhorn, KY formerly of Baldwin
  John Buddy “John Boy” Clark, age 31 of Elkhorn City, Kentucky formerly of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born in Arlington, Texas on Novemb ...
Christopher Marcus “Chris” Boling, age 52, of Acworth, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Chris was preceded in death by ...

White

Margarett Turk, 84, Cleveland
      Margarett Turk, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, April 02, 2018. Ms. Turk was born September 17, 1933 in Gainesville, GA to ...
'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.