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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 22nd, 2011

Forsyth

Lawrence Donald East, 62, Cumming
Lawrence Donald East, 62 of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, July 22, 2011.A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel at McDonald & S ...

Habersham

Harvey Dorsey Oliver, age 59, of Alto, Georgia went home to be with our Lord on Friday, July 22, 2011.Mr. Oliver was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 13, 1951. He was the son ...
Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, 89, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Martha Savannah Sosebee Allen, age 89, of Clarkesville, will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Bill Trotter ...
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, 86, Cornelia
Mary Jo Locke Irvin, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Irvin was born on September 20, 1924, in Habe ...

Hall

Gertrude Elizabeth Kinner Roper, age 93 of Morrow, Georgia, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice Center, Atlanta, following an exte ...
Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Roper, age 97, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at Harbor Grace Hospice in Atlanta, GA. Complete arrangements to be announced by M ...
Hattie Mae Walden, 86, Clermont
Ms. Hattie Mae Walden age 86 of Clermont, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness. Ms. Walden was born in Jackson County on February 21, 1925 t ...
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, Flowery Branch
Mardelle Rowell McEntire, 73, of Gainesville passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Monday July 25, 20 ...
Margaret Minchew Grimes, 82, Mt. Pleasant, SC and formerly of Gainesville
Born Margaret Christeen Minchew, May 26, 1929 in Waycross, GaGraduate of Wacona High School and Massey School of Business. Survived by:Darling husband of 64 years,Rev. Vernon E. G ...

Jackson

Paul Eddie Powell, 71, Conyers
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul E. Powell, age 71, of Conyers, who passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Abbey Hospice House in Social Circle, Ga. after an ext ...

Lumpkin

Larry Allen Hubbard, 43, Dahlonega
Larry Allen Hubbard, 43 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011, at his residence.Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Dahloneg ...

White

Troy Lee York, 50, Cleveland
Mr. Troy Lee York, age 50, of Cleveland passed away Friday July 22, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. York was born in Habersham County, the son of the late F ...
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