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Local Obits for Sat. May 7th, 2011

Dawson

Hugh Stanley Stroup, 56, Dawsonville
Hugh Stanley Stroup, 56, of Dawsonville, GA died on May 7, 2011. Born in Chamblee, GA he was the son of the late Hugh and Ruby Stroup.Hugh is survived by his wife, Dixie Stroup of ...

Forsyth

Patricia Joan Hohmann, 78, Cumming
PATRICIA JOAN HOHMANN, 78, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday May 7th, 2011.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangemen ...

Habersham

Mabel Novella Ray Fry, 93, Clarkesville
Mabel Novella Ray Fry, age 93 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 07, 2011, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Cumberland County, NC on January 30, 1918, she ...
Anthony Mark "Tony" Reed, 70, Clarkesville
Anthony Mark "Tony" Reed, age 70, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Chestnut Mountain, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center follo ...
Jesse "Bud" Tyler, 63, Alto
Jesse "Bud" Tyler, age 63, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Tyler was born on February 27, 1948, in Rabun ...
Joshua Ernest Moody, 25, Demorest
Joshua Ernest Moody age 25, of Demorest, passed away Saturday, May 07, 2011 at Habersham County Medical Center.Born in Hall County, GA on January 04, 1986, he was the son of Carol ...

Hall

Ernest Lee Odum Presley, age 79 of Oakwood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at th ...
Ernest Lee Odum Presley, age 70 of Oakwood, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home following an extended illness.No services are scheduled at this time. Mr ...
Wayne S. Austin, 84, Flowery Branch
Wayne S. Austin, age 84 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday May 7, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Memorial Park Fune ...
Wayne Spafford Austin, 84, Gainesville
Wayne Spafford Austin, age 84 formerly of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, May 07, 2011 at Saint Joseph's Hospital following an extended illness. Private gravesi ...

Lumpkin

Paul L. Grizzle, 91, Dahlonega
Mr. Paul L. Grizzle, age 91, of Dahlonega, GA, died May 7, 2011.Mr. Grizzle was born on April 26, 1920 in Lumpkin County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raliegh and Annie ...
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