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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 25th, 2011

Forsyth

Tommie Raye Murphy, 73, Cumming
Tommie Raye Murphy, 73 of Alpharetta, GA passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, with her children by her side. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Hall

Billy Ray Parks, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 28, 2011 at 2:00 pm in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Billy Ray Parks, 78, of Gainesville. Rev. Gary Wilson will officiate.The family will ...
Charles Russell Heaton, 52, Gillsville
Mr. Charles Russell Heaton, 52 of Gillsville died Saturday June 25, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Mr. Heaton was the son of the late Ed and Bes ...
Kathleen May Roth, age 93, went to be with the Lord on June 25, 2011. Mrs. Roth was born on December 15, 1917 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Peter and Eva Emerson Johnson. She w ...
W. L. Harrison, 75, Monroe
W. L. Harrison, age 75 of Monroe, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, B. W. and Bertha Harri ...

Jackson

Hugh Jones, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hugh Jones, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2011. Mr. Jones was a son of the late Emory L. and Bessie Smit ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
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