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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 7th, 2009

Banks

Ouida Griffin Adams, 60, Gillsville
Mrs. Ouida Griffin Adams, age 60, of Gillsville died Wednesday October 7, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.Ouida graduated from East Hall High Schoo ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Emma Hendrix, age 87, a native and life long resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2009. She was preceded in death by her son, James â

Habersham

Lawrence Cooper Kirkland, 65, Cornelia
Lawrence Cooper Kirkland, age 65, of Cornelia, GA passed away on October 7, 2009 following an extended illness. Born in Hillsborough Co, Florida on December 16, 1943, he was the so ...

Hall

Nadine D. Shelton, 80, Marietta, formerly of Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2009 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Nadine Dunagan Shelton, 80, of Marietta. Rev. Jon W ...

Jackson

Joseph Roger Dixon, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Roger Dixon, age 63, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Mr. Dixon worked as a service representative ...
Liza Jane Brooks, 27, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Liza Jane Brooks, age 27, of Nicholson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Ms. Brooks, born in Jackson County, worked as a CN ...

Rabun

San Roberts Norton passed away October 7, 2009 after a battle with cancer.Born Grace Ann Roberts in her grandparentâ
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