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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 12th, 2009

Habersham

Hugh Daniel Cantrell, 92, Mt. Airy
Hugh Daniel Cantrell, age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, died Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at a private care facility.Mr. Cantrell was born on December 31, 1916 in White County, Georgia t ...

Hall

Edward H. Stowers, 87, Lula
Edward Howard Stowers, 87, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at his home, following a period of declining health. A Hall County educator for almost 40 years, Edward ...
Eleanor Marie Bowman Klimo age 67 of Red Fox Trail, Oakwood passed away Wednesday Aug. 12, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Klimo was born September 11, 194 ...
Jack Pierce, 86, Gainesville
Rev. Jack Pierce, 86, of Gainesville, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 following a sudden illness. Rev Pierce was the son of the late George Bishop and Ma ...

Jackson

Mary Dowdy Bray, 78, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Dowdy Bray, age 78, of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. Mrs. Bray, born in Jackson County, was a daughter of the late, Harold â

Lumpkin

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Rabun

Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, Tiger
Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, of Tiger, GA, passed away at his residence on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2009.He was born in Cherokee, NC and was the son of the late Peco and Amanda Pa ...
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
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.