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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 20th, 2010

Dawson

Kenneth Kirby, 65, Dawsonville
Kenneth Kirby, age 65, died Saturday, February 20, 2010. He was born and raised in Forsyth County and later moved to Dawson County. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in ...
Ollie Mae Higgins, 87, Canton
Ollie Mae Higgins, 87, of Canton, formerly of Dawsonville, died Saturday, February 20, 2010 at Signature Healthcare of Buckhead following a period of declining health.Born April 24 ...

Forsyth

Betty Joyce Ansley, 80, Cumming
Betty Joyce Ansley, 80, of Cumming, GA died at her home on February 20, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Woodson and Alma Waites.Betty was the founder and owner of the Great ...
Queen E. Tarzia, 90, Cumming
Queen E. Tarzia, age 90, of Cumming passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010. Private family services will be held in Syracuse, NY. Online condolences may be expressed at www.byarsf ...

Gwinnett

Allen Thomas Lawrence, 92, Dacula
Allen Thomas Lawrence, age 92, of Dacula died Saturday, February 20, 2010. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill United Methodi ...
James Michael Cochran, Sr., age 68 of Dacula died Saturday, February 20, 2010. Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...
Leo Thaddeus Comeau, 89, Lawrenceville
Leo Thaddeus Comeau, age 89, of Lawrenceville died Saturday, February 20, 2010. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Cha ...

Hall

Bertha Edna Cagle, 102, Lula
Bertha Edna Cagle age 102 of Lula passed away at the Banks-Jackson-Commerce Hospital.Miss Cagle was born in Hall County on Feb. 18, 1908 to the late Allen & Angeline Poole Cagl ...
Georgia Nellie Vosburgh, 87, Gainesville
Georgia Nellie Vosburgh age 87 of Gainesville passed away Saturday at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. On line condolences may be made to littledavenport.com Funeral arrangeme ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Lavern Knealand Stickles, age 82 of Lula. Mr. Stickles passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at his residence follo ...
Patricia Jane Brown, 52, Gainesville
Patricia Jane Brown, 52, of Gainesville passed away Saturday February 20, 2010 at her residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held Tuesday February 23, 2010 ...
Sara Sharpe Wilson, 97, Gainesville
Sara Sharpe Wilson, 97, of Gainesville passed away February 20, 2010, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2010, in the chapel of Gra ...

White

Floyd Stokes, 88, Cleveland
Floyd Stokes, age 88, of Cleveland, and formerly of Kingston, NY, died Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. No local services are scheduled at this ...
Mrs. Violet May Murvine, 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Violet May Murvine, age 83, of Cleveland. Mrs. Murvine passed away Saturday, February 20, 2010 at her residence foll ...
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