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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 14th, 2011

Dawson

Marie Disharoon, 73, Dawsonville
Marie Disharoon, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 14, 2011 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following a period of declining health.Born April 22, 1937 to the late Hoyt ...

Forsyth

Athena Isaak Kalipetis, 84, Cumming
Athena Isaak Kalipetis, 84, of Cumming, GA. Passed away Monday, February 14, 2011 at her residence. A Graveside service will be held at the Long Island, NY National Cemetery at a ...
Emma Lou Farquhar, 102, Cumming
Emma Lou Farquhar, 102, of Cumming, GA died on February 11, 2011 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Abba, GA she was the daughter of the late Gene and Mary Reeves. Her beloved h ...
Homer Lewis Holtzclaw, 77, Cumming
Homer Lewis Holtzclaw, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Homer is preceded in death by his parents, Morris ...
Jewell Lucille Bramlett, age 86, of Cumming, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Bramlett; and ...
Ronnie Manton, 65, Cumming
Ronnie Manton, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011. He was an active member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Ronnie was an All State football player ...

Gwinnett

Margaret A. Hickey, 78, Buford
Margaret A. Hickey, age 78 of Buford, GA died Monday, February 14, 2011. Mrs. Hickey has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. She was preceded in death by her hu ...

Habersham

Dr. Shashikant Patel, 63, Toccoa
Dr. Shashikant Patel, age 63, of Salisbury, North Carolina, and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2011. Dr. Patel was born on October 19, 1947, in Ta ...
Robert Taylor Burke, Jr., 65, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Rev. Robert Taylor Burke, Jr., age 65 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from the Stonepile Baptist Church. Rev. John Humph ...

Hall

Margie Nell Crane, 75, Clermont
Funeral services for, Margie Nell Crane age 75 of Clermont, will be held Wednesday February 16,2011 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00a.m. The Rev. Dave Fortner will offici ...

White

Carolyn Joyner Embry, 91, Cleveland
Carolyn Joyner Embry passed away February 12, 2011 at 91 years old. She was born December 3, 1919 and was the 5th of 10 children of the Lillian Howard and William Hugh Joyner, Sr. ...
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