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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley, age 84, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she was in the Oasis Choir and Adult II ...

Gwinnett

Bruce Eugene Whaley, age 64, of Gwinnett County GA, entered into Heaven , Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was born May 27th 1947 in Whittier, CA. Bruce was a loving son, husband, father ...
Carol June Perkins, 79, Sugar Hill
CAROL JUNE PERKINS, 79, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday August 7th, 2011With her loving family at her side.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later ...
Margie Mae Jennings, age 83, of Atlanta, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. Margie is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rupert Jennings; daughter, Peggy Putnam; 3 brot ...

Habersham

Lillian Elizabeth Demko Mahan, age 84, of Demorest, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Trenton, NJ, on November 1, 1926, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Betty Lurlene Roberts, 77, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, Betty Lurlene Roberts, age 77 of Clermont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 9, in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interm ...
Emory Curtis George, 79, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Emory Curtis George of Gainesville who passed away August 7, 2011. Complete arrangement will be announced at a later date ...
Lewis W. Leathers, 76, Gainesville
Lewis W. Leathers, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence.No funeral services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Leathers was born September 9, 1 ...
Paula Niven Hardy, Gainesville
Paula Niven Hardy, Commerce, wife of Charles Lambdin Hardy, Jr., entered into rest on August 7, 2011. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 7, 1938, she was the daughter of th ...
Willene Martin, 87, Flowery Branch
Willene Dora Martin, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease. Funeral services ...

Jackson

Alvin Doyle Williams, 69, Commerce
Graveside services for Alvin Doyle Williams, age 69, of Commerce, formerly of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from the Hillside Gardens Cemetery in C ...
Reba Wright Mathis, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Wright Mathis, age 84, of Jefferson, GA. who passed away Sunday August 7, 2011 after a period of declining health.Mrs. Mathis wa ...
William Francis, 71, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Francis "Bill" Cummings, age 71, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011. Mr. Cummings was born ...
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