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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 16th, 2009

Forsyth

Martha Corn Grogan, 61, Cumming
Martha Corn Grogan, age 61, a native and life long resident of Forsyth County passed away suddenly Thursday, October 15th, 2009. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church and was ...

Gwinnett

Linda Sue McCord, 51, Lawrenceville
Linda Sue McCord, age 51 of Lawrenceville, GA died Friday, October 16, 2009. A Memorial service will be held Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 3:00 at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Th ...

Hall

Rev. Howard D. Blalock, 90, Oakwood
Rev. Howard D. Blalock, 90, of Oakwood passed away Friday October 16, 2009 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday Octobe ...

Lumpkin

Debbie Bittinger, Dahlonega
On Oct. 16, 2009 the Bittinger/Olsen family tragically lost Debbie Bittinger of Dahlonega, due to fatal injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Daytona, Fla.Debbie was born ...

White

Mrs. Eula Virginia Henderson Roberts, age 88, of Cleveland passed away Friday October 16, 2009 at her residence following a brief illness. Mrs. Roberts was born in White County on ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69