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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 6th, 2011

Dawson

Johnny P. Davenport, 68, Dawsonville
Johnny P. Davenport, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 6, 2011 at Mountain View Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born November 7, 2011 in Fayettev ...

Forsyth

Margaret Grace Peale, 93, Cumming
Margaret Grace Peale, 93, of Cumming, GA died on November 6, 2011 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Dallas, TX, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Louise Phelps. Her b ...

Habersham

Ellen Garrison Alexander, age 82 of Baldwin, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011, at Northside Hospital. Born in Habersham County on March 10, 1929, she was the daughter of the la ...
Ruth Gerrin Jones, 94, Alto
Mrs. Ruth Gerrin Jones, age 94, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2011, at Habersham Homes following an extended illness.Mrs. Jones was born on April 20, 1917; sh ...

Hall

Anne Faye (Peoples) Fordham, 45, Gainesville
Anne Faye (Peoples) Fordham, age 45, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011 following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Beloved mother of Zach, step-mother to Ashley and John a ...
Eleanor A. Kingsbury, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Eleanor A. Kingsbury, 87, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011 at her residence in Gainesville, Georgia.A Memorial Mass Service will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 10 ...
Gloria Jean Bailey, 64, Gainesville
Homegoing Celebration Services for Mrs. Gloria Jean Bailey will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011, 1:00pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanner Road, Flowery Branch, ...

Jackson

Terri Jo Sampson, 52, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Terri Jo Sampson, age 52, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2011.Mrs. Sampson was born in Commerce, GA, a daughter ...
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