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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 3rd, 2011

Dawson

James "Jim" Popp, 68, Big Canoe
James "Jim" Popp, 68, of Big Canoe passed away Wednesday August 3, 2011 at Piedmont Hospital following a period of declining health.Born October 27, 1942 in Middletown, O ...

Forsyth

Mary Beth Davidson, 25, Cumming
Mary Beth Davidson, 25, of Cumming, GA passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011. Born in Decatur, GA she was the daughter of Bill and Beth Davidson of Cumming, GA. She is preceded ...

Habersham

Graveside services for James Chandler Izach Faries, infant son of Kenneth Richard Faries, Jr., and Erica Michelle Renee Rice of Cornelia will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, August 5 ...

Hall

Gertrude "Gerty"Terry, 89, Gainesville
Gertrude "Gerty" Terry, 89, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday August 3, 2011. Arrangements later by Wards Funeral Home of Gainesville.
John Lewis Pitts, 73, Gainesville
John Lewis Pitts, age 73 of Conyers, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth of complication of Pneumonia.Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

William Gregory Pendergast, age 80, of Hoschton, passed Wednesday August 3, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.laws ...

Lumpkin

Dorothy Fae Beck, 89, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dorothy Fae Beck, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA, died Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Mrs. Beck was born in Lumpkin County May 13, ...
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