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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 25th, 2010

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Roy Stephen Helton, 48, Bethlehem
Roy Stephen Helton, age 48 of Bethlehem, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Forsyth

Mr. Clifford E. Blankenship, age 90 of Forsyth County, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Church in Stone Mountain, GA. He was preceded in dea ...
Ted Hill Giles, 80, cumming
Ted Hill Giles, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on August 25, 2010 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Fred and Helen Giles. Mr. Giles ...

Hall

Cynthia Clare Romig, age 61 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Visitation and Celebrati ...

Jackson

Roy Dewitt Sears, 59, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Roy Dewitt Sears, 59, of Franklin Springs who died on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Born in Comm ...

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James Dobbs, 60, Cleveland
James Howard Dobbs, age 60 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Dobbs was born November 26, 1949 in Jackson County ...
Mary E. Whetstone, 88, Cleveland
Mary E. Whetstone, age 88 of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Gateway Nursing Home in Cleveland, Georgia following an extended illness. ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.