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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 13th, 2009

Forsyth

Mildred Sweatman, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Mildred Sweatman, age 77 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009. Mrs. Sweatman was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband J. T ...

Hall

Edith Christine Arrowsmith, 75, Flowery Branch
Edith Christine Arrowsmith, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Junior Dyer, 57, Lula
Junior Dyer, age 57 of Lula, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Grady Memorial Hospital following injuries sustained in a logging accident. Born in Jackson County on June 13, ...
Mary Etta Whitehead, 89, Gainesville
Mary Etta Whitehead, age 89 of Gainesville, died Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the Willow Wood Nursing Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Monday at the Wardâ
Mary Louise Boyd Griffith, 93, Gainesville
Mary Louise Boyd Griffith, age 93, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Dogwood Forrest Assisted Living in Gainesville, GA. She was a long time member of Whitehaven United Me ...

Jackson

Lottie Lee Toney Mitchell, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lottie Lee Toney Mitchell, age 88, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Mrs. Mitchell, born in Hall County, was ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Travis (Sarge) Gilbert Brown age 57 of Commerce who died Saturday June 13, 2009. Mr. Brown was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church wh ...

Lumpkin

Laura Geraldine Lowman Spoerl, 69, of Dahlonega died Saturday June 13, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.She was born May 19, 1940 to the late ...
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