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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 19th, 2012

Forsyth

Kenneth Wayne McWhorter, 58 of Cumming, GA passed away on January 19, 2012. Born in Atlanta, GA, he is the son of the late John and Rosa McWhorter, Sr. He is survived by his wife, ...
Lois Grogan Wallis, 97, Cumming
Lois Grogan Wallis, age 97, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012. She was the oldest living member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husba ...
Margaret T. Merritt, 93, Cumming
Margaret T. Merritt, age 93, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012. She was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming. She was preceded in death by her first husband, J ...

Gwinnett

George E. "Eddie" Denson Jr, 62, Sugar Hill
George E. "Eddie" Denson Jr., age 62 of Sugar Hill, GA died Thursday, January 19, 2012 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 22, 201 ...
Linda Hinds Roberts, 66, Buford
hLinda Hinds Roberts, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away January 19, 2012. She was born January 25, 1945 in Chattanooga, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, CWO William T ...

Habersham

Lois Gail Richter, 59, Baldwin
Lois Gail Richter, age 59, of Baldwin passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfu ...
Maude Irene Blair Nicholson, 83, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Maude Irene Blair Nicholson, age 83 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 22, 2012 from the Hills Crossing Baptist Church. Rev. Walter Si ...

Hall

Ashari Malone Slaughter, inf, Gainesville
Ashari Malone Slaughter infant of Gainesville, Ga died , Thursday January 19, 2012. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson, Gainesville, 770-536-3251
Generoso Gelormino, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Generoso Gelormino, age 78, of Flowery Branch, passed away January 19, 2012. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Memorial Park South Cemetery. ...
Judy Marie Cantrell, 58, Gainesville
Judy Marie Cantrell age 58 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 19, 2012. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Judy Marie Woodall Cantrell, 58, Gainesville
Judy Marie Woodall Cantrell, 58 of Gainesville, passed away Jan. 19, 2012 following an extended illness. Visitation will be Jan. 23, 2012 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the funeral h ...
Mary Elaine Riley, 43, Gainesville
Ms. Mary Elaine Riley of Gainesville Ga., passed away on January 19, 2012. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Bethel Church of The Nazarene Church at 11am. P ...
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