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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 24th, 2011

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Alvin Francis Simons, 93, Turnerville
Alvin Francis Simons, age 93, of Murphy, NC formerly of Turnerville, GA, passed away Monday, October 24, 2011.Born in Prattsburgh, New York on July 13, 1918, he was the son of the ...

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Katherine Hawthorne Cooper, 82, Gainesville
Katherine Hawthorne Cooper, age 82, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2011.Mrs. Cooper was born on May 23, 1929, in Rome, Georgia, to the late Charlie C. ...
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.
Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67
Cassidy began suffering organ over the weekend.
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.