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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 21st, 2009

Forsyth

John P. Nelson, 83, Cumming
Mr. John P. Nelson, age 83 of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 21, 2009 following an extended illness. He was a member of St. Brendanâ

Hall

Christine Hulsey, 88, Gainesville
Christine Hulsey, 88, of Gainesville passed away Friday August 21, 2009 at New Horizons West Nursing Home following an extended illness. Complete arrange ments will be announced at ...
Frances Bissinnar Vann, 89, of Buford, GA died on August 21, 2009 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Born in Columbia, SC she was the daughter of the late Maxie and Frances Bissinnar. H ...
William Swain Stanley, 60, Gainesville
William Swain Stanley, age 60, of Miller Drive, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, August 21, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral ser ...

Towns

Katie Nunnally Miller, 46, Young Harris
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the dearth of Mrs. Katie Nunnally Miller, age 46 of Young Harris formerly of White County. Mrs. Miller passed away Friday, August 21, ...
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