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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 11th, 2009

Forsyth

Elbert Billy Adkins, 67, Cumming
Mr. Elbert Billy Adkins, age 67, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009.Survivors include his children, Karen Webb, Chris Adkins, Keith Adkins and Laura Shook; 9 grandchi ...
Mike Torbett, 35, Alpharetta
Mr. Mike Torbett, age 35, of Alpharetta passed away Sunday, August 9, 2009. Survivors include his sons, Michael Riley Torbott of Alpharetta and Peyton Mitchell Torbott of Toronto; ...

Habersham

Mrs. Elora Miller Anderson, age 75, of Alto passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Anderson was born on Decemb ...
Minnie Marie Addis Holcomb, 73, Clarkesville
Minnie Marie Addis Holcomb, age 73, of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Towns County on August 13, 1935, s ...

Hall

Janet V. Adams Gearin, 38, Oakwood
Janet V. Adams Gearin, age 38 of Oakwood, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services ...
Pauline B. Harrison, 81, Gainesville
Pauline B. Harrison, age 81 of Athens Street, Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ...

Jackson

Mary Alice Simmons Couch, 65, Braselton
Ivie Funeral Home announces memorial services for Mary Alice Simmons Couch, 65, of Braselton and formerly, for many years, of Water Works Rd. in Commerce, who died early Tuesday mo ...
Walter Edward Rice, 78, Jefferson
Mr. Walter Edward Rice, age 78, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Mr. Rice was born on May 27, 1931 in Woodruff, SC, a son to the late James and Alpha Mae ...

Lumpkin

Carol Sue Gravitt, 55, Dahlonega
Carol Sue Gravitt, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA died August 11, 2009 at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Miss Gravitt was a native of Fulton County who had lived in Dah ...
H. M. Jarrard, 78, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. H. M. Jarrard, age 78 of Dahlonega. Mr. Jarrard passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at his residence following a sud ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. H. M. Jarrard, age 78, of Dahlonega. Mr. Jarrard passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at his residence following a su ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marguerite Osborne Cothran, age 81, of Toccoa, died Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.Born April 2, 1928 in Banks County, she was a ...

White

Mrs. Mary Frances Cantrell, 67 of Helen passed away Monday, August 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Cantrell was born on October 23, ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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