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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2011

Gwinnett

Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, 85, Buford
Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, age 85, of Buford, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Ham ...

Habersham

Lovadia Etta Chastain Gerrin, age 83, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on August 22, 1927, in Habersham County, GA, sh ...
Ronnie L. Meeks, 57, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ronnie Lloyd Meeks, age 57, of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Paul Morris and Rev. J ...

Hall

Janice Smith-Granger, 57, Gainesville
Janice Smith-Granger, age 57 of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, March 3, 2011. Celebration will be held Thursday, March 10th at 2pm at Heart Outreach Ministries, Atlanta Hwy, Gaines ...
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, of Braselton, GA formerly of Miami, Florida, died Thursday, March 3, 2011. A Mass of Celebration will be held at 1:00pm Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Micha ...
Selma Diane Latty, 51, Oakwood
Selma Diane Latty of Oakwood went home to be with Jesus on Thursday March 3 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Sunday March 6 ...

Jackson

Alton Lawrence Melear, 53, Hoschton
Alton Lawrence Melear age 53 of Hoschton, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Lawson Funeral Home. The Rev. ...
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74 of Braselton died Thursday March 3, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later ...

Towns

Mr. Doyle Malcolm "Mike" Jones Jr., age 58, of Hiawassee, Ga. passed away March 1, 2011. Mr. Jones was born in Orlando, FL, a son to Mrs. Vivian Taylor Simmons of Jeffe ...
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