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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 18th, 2011

Dawson

Wynona Harris Payton, 84, Dawsonville
Wynona Harris Payton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 18, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Born November 6, 1926 in Carrollton, Georgia to the lat ...

Gwinnett

David G. Holland died August 18, 2011 at his home after a three year battle with cancer. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 11:00 am Monday, August 22, 2011 at St. Michael C ...
Thomas Steven (Steve) Sheffield, beloved son, husband, and father passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 18, 2011 following a brief illness.He is preceded in death by his mothe ...

Habersham

Hannelore Ida Foerster, 84, Clarkesville
Hannelore Ida Foerster, age 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 18, 2011.Miss Foerster was born on May 18, 1927, in Germany. She was pre ...

Hall

Charles Zachary Bishop, 18, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Zachary Bishop, age 18, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Zach was born in Gainesville on December 6, 1992 to Charles Willard Bishop Jr. of G ...

Jackson

Thomas Crenshaw, M.D, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John Thomas Crenshaw, M.D., age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on August 18, 2011. Dr. Crenshaw was born on September 2, 1933 in Maysvi ...
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