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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 17th, 2011

Dawson

Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, Dawsonville
Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday July 17, 2011 following an extended illness.Born May 19, 1940 in Suwanee to the late H ...

Forsyth

Jerry Burruss, Cumming
Jerry Burruss of Cumming passed away July 17, 2011, after a brief battle with lung cancer. Jerry was a proud member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He loved his church and chur ...
Madeline Schwartz, 98, Alpharetta
Madeline Schwartz passed away July 17, 2011 at the age of 98. Madeline grew up, went to school, married and raised a family in Clay City, IL. She moved to O'Fallon, IL with ...
Marjorie Lawrence, 96, Cumming
MARJORIE LAWRENCE, 96, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday July 17th, 2011 at Tara Plantation.The family will be receiving friends at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandu ...

Habersham

Lois Savage, 80, Homerville
Lois Savage, age 80, of Homerville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at the Clinch Memorial Hospital.Born in Banks County on August 16, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Jo ...
Pearl Forester Williams, 81, Cornelia
Pearl Forester Williams, age 81, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence.Born in Habersham County on January 08, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Rossie ...

Hall

Fannie Overstreet, 74, Oakwood
Mrs. Fannie "Lucy" (Davis) Overstreet, age 74, of Oakwood, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Fu ...
Laura D. Humphries, 49, Gainesville
Ms. Laura D. Humphries, age 49, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled ...
Trang Thi Nguyen, 74, Gainesville
Ms. Trang Thi Nguyen, age 74 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arra ...
Tyrone F. Tate, 48, Gainesville
Mr. Tyrone F. Tate, age 48 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

Mr. Lowry "Jack" Jackson Cox, age 25, of Talmo, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2011. Family will receive friends 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 2 ...
Bennie Gail Booth, 61, Maysville
Mrs. Bennie Gail Booth, age 61 of Maysville, GA died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Booth was born in Royston to the late, W.C. and Berdie Gaddis Stowe. Mrs. Booth ...
Dennis Ward, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Roger Ward, age 66, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Mr. Ward was born in Jackson County, a son to the l ...

White

Beulah Mae Satterfield, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Beulah Mae Satterfield, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Gateway Health Care. Mrs. Satterfield was born April 6, 1921 in Cleveland to the late Edgar a ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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