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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 19th, 2009

Forsyth

Henry G. Neander, 90, Cumming
Henry G. Neander, age 90, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. A World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient who is remember as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great- ...

Gwinnett

Elva Jo Oâ, 78, Suwanee
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Marilyn Windsor Long, 75, Lawrenceville
Byars Funeral Home of Cumming announces the death of Marilyn Windsor Long, 75, of Lawrenceville, Georgia who passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, G ...
Violet A. McCracken, age 94 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James and Kimberly McCracken of Suwanee, Ga.; ...

Habersham

Nancy Lee Greenwood Payne, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nancy Lee Greenwood Payne, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 2:00 PM from Hollywood Baptist Church. Pastor Don Samples and R ...

Hall

Emmett Monroe Priest, 93, Gainesville
Emmett Monroe Priest, 93, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. He was born in Decatur County, Ga. on March 3, 1916 and was a veteran of World War II servi ...
Eula Mae Dockery, 68, Murrayville
Mrs. Eula Mae Dockery, age 68, of Murrayville, GA died Thursday March 19, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Dockery was a native and lifelong resident of Lum ...
Faye Adams Cagle, 94, Gainesville
Funeral services for Faye Adams Cagle, age 94, of Gainesville will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21,2009 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dean Bryant and The Rev. ...
Margaret Davis Kesler, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:30pm, Sunday, March 22, 2009 at Littleand Davenport Funeral Home chapel for Margaret Davis Kesler, age 90, ofGainesville. Dr. Bill Coates will ...
T.L. Couch, 79, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Wardâ

Jackson

Rachel Ann Braselton McEver, 89, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Rachel Ann Braselton McEver, age 89, of Pendergrass who passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. Mrs. McEver was born in Ja ...

White

Robert Michael Jackson, 54, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Michael Jackson, age 54 of Cleveland. Mr. Jackson passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009 at his residence follow ...
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