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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.