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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 5th, 2018

Forsyth

Joel Evan Edwards, 49, Canton
  Joel Evan Edwards 49, of Canton, Ga passed away on April 2, 2018. He is survived by his wife Susanne Edwards. Parents Donald and Judith Edwards. Chidren Brian Ed ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Dooly Figueroa, 61, Buford
Joyce Dooly Figueroa, age 61, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, April 5, 2018 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 6, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Mary Patricia Sumner, 85, Clarkesville
Mrs. Mary Patricia Sumner, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 with her loving daughters, Lynne and Maryette, by her side, aided by the Northeast Georgia ...

Hall

Tony Louis Burchardt, 52, Gainesville
  Tony Louis Burchardt, 52, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at ...
William Yates Irvin, 95, Gainesville
LCDR, William Yates Irwin, age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 05, 2018 at his residence of 32 years following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mrs. Glenda Estelle Logan Bennett, age 75 of Commerce died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Bennett was born in Homer to the late, Gordon (Buck) and Mary Edith ...
'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.