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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 11th, 2011

Forsyth

Jeanne A. Schehr, 61, Cumming
Jeanne A. Schehr, 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, November 11th, 2011 after a courageous battle.At this time the family will be having a memorial service at a later ...

Gwinnett

Larry H. Quickel, 74, Dacula
Larry H. Quickel, age 74 of Dacula, GA died suddenly Friday, November 11, 2011.Mr. Quickel has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 11 AM ...

Habersham

Carolyn Nix Skelton, 63, Mt. Airy
Carolyn Nix Skelton, age 63, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Skelton was born in ...
Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes, 97, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes, age 97, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Billy Burre ...

Hall

Barbara "MamaBob" Griffin Strickland, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral ...
Herbert Barner Buffington, age 94, of Lula passed away November 11, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mr. Buffington was born September 21, 1 ...
Jeffeory "Scott" Butts, 38, Gainesville
Jeffeory "Scott" Butts, 38 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 following an extended illness.He is preceded in death by his father Mr. Doyle But ...
Kathleen "Pat" Cleghorn, 79, Gainesville
Kathleen "Pat" Cleghorn, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral ...

Jackson

Charlie F. McEver, 19, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Charlie F. McEver, 19, of 276 Crestwood Cir. in Commerce who passed away at his residence early Friday morning. Born in Commerc ...
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.