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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 7th, 2011

Dawson

Carlton "Buster" Rider, 56, Dawsonville
Carltob "Buster" Rider, 56, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 7, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born October 4, 1954 to the late Carl and Leon ...

Habersham

Martha Sikes, 91, Baldwin
Martha Sikes, age 91 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at The Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...

Hall

James C. 'Tab' Hawes, Sr., 76, Gainesville
Homegoing Celebration for Mr. James C. "Tab" Hawes, Sr. age 76 of Gainesville, Ga. will be held Friday, July 8, 2011 , 2:00pm at Heart Outreach Ministries , 177 Atlanta ...
Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed Thursday, July 7, 2011. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 2:00pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 400 ...
Mary Lou Morgan, 73, Gainesville
Mary Lou Morgan, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at New Horizon's North Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, Gainesville
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, of Gainesville, GA, died at his home Thursday, July 7, 2011.He was preceded in death by his parents Eva Harvil and Ernest Jackson Hancock, his sister, S ...

Jackson

Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, age 78, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Mrs. Thomas was born in Gainesville, GA, a ...

White

Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, 95, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announcing the death of Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, age 95 of Gastonia, North Carolina formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Stovall passed away Thursday, July ...
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