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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 17th, 2010

Dawson

Richard L. Cooksey, 69, Dawsonville
Richard L. Cooksey, 69, of Dawsonville died Friday September 17, 2010 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born April 4, 1941 in Ashland, KY to the late James Er ...

Forsyth

Burma Gibson, 84, Cumming
Burma Gibson, age 84, of Burma Road, Cumming, passed away Friday, September 17, 2010. Mrs. Gibson was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church of Forsyth County. She was preceded ...
Martha Ann Smith, 66, Cumming
Martha Ann Smith, 66, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2010 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Rome, GA she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Mattie Wacaster. She was ...
Roger Phillip Estler, 74, Cumming
Roger Phillip Estler, 74, a Dover, NJ native, recently passed away at his home in Cumming, GA. The son of the late Howard and Mary Estler, he was also predeceased by his brothers, ...
Travis Bartley Carroll, 39, Alpharetta
Travis Bartley Carroll, age 39, of Alpharetta, GA., passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010. Mr. Carroll was a member of First Christian Church of Cumming, Georgia. Survivors i ...

Hall

James Edward Prince, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services for, James Edward Prince age 76, of Gainesville, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 21,2010 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Monday ...
James Ray Richards, 71, Milton
Mr. James Ray Richards, age 71 of Milton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, M. J. and Roberta Richards; sister, Margie Drummon ...
John Nathan Harrison, 79, Gainesville
John Nathan Harrison, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away September 17, 2010, surrounded by his loved ones. J.N. resided in Hall County, Ga. He was a graduate of Riverbend High Sch ...

White

David Alvin Ash, 51, formerly of Cleveland
David Alvin Ash, age 51 formerly of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 17, 2010 at Biloxi Regional Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced la ...
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