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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 17th, 2010

Gwinnett

Frank Leo Walker, 84, Dacula
Frank Leo Walker, Jr., age 84, of Dacula, GA, passed away Friday, July 17, 2010. His body has been cremated and no further services are planned at this time. Mr. Walker was born ...

Habersham

Janie Lou Black Chambers, 73, Demorest
Janie Lou Black Chambers, age 73 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at her residence following an extended illness. Born in White County on November 20, 1936, sh ...
Lois Colston Smith, 85, Demorest
Lois Colston Smith, age 85 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on May 31, 1925, she ...
Martha Ann Robinson, 73, Cornelia
Martha Ann Robinson, age73, of Cornelia, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2010, following an extended illness. Mrs. Robinson was born in Banks County, GA, on ...
Stuart Michael Tench, 22, Clarkesville
Stuart Michael Tench, age 22 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010. Born December 15, 1987, he was the son of Mike and Debbie Barron Tench of Clarkesville. He was a ...

Hall

John T. Pirkle, 61, Gainesville
Mr. John T. Pirkle, age 61, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010. He was a former music producer, lived on Lake Lanier, loved music and was a nature lover. Survivor ...

Jackson

Dawson Sky Jacobs, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Dawson Sky Jacobs, infant son of Joshua and Stacie Parr Jacobs, who passed away on July 17, 2010. He was born on June 23, 2010 in Athens a ...
Hazel Inez Farrow, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Hazel Inez Farrow, age 85 of Pendergrass, Georgia who passed away Friday, July 16, 2010. Miss Farrow was born in Jackson County the dau ...
Mary Nicole â, 33, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mary Nicole â

White

Rebecca Fiero, 66, Helen
Rebecca Mathena Fiero, a resident of Helen since 1981, died 17 July 2010 at New Horizons in Gainesville, GA after a prolonged illness. She was 66. A 1969 graduate of the Uni ...
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