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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 28th, 2012

Dawson

Dorothy Ruth Simmonds, 54, Dawsonville
Dorothy Ruth Simmonds, age 54 of Dawsonville, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at her daughter's residence following a sudden illness.The family will receive friends ...
Lawrence (Larry) Albert Karst, Jr. Larry, age 61, died Saturday morning, January 28, 2012 in Dawsonville Georgia while engaging in his favorite activity, Golf. Born in Atlanta, Geo ...

Habersham

Maudie Barrett Moss, 91, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Maudie Barrett Moss, age 91, of Clarkesville will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Dr. Keith Allison and Rev. ...

Hall

Michael Paul Harris, 32, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Michael Paul Harris, age 32, of Gainesville, GA, who passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Mr. Harris was born in Huntington, WV, ...
Patricia Borders, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Borders, age 64 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on January 28, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents: Nathaniel, Sr. and Virginia Carrithers, sister: Alice C ...
Roy Wilburn Tanner Jr., 45, Oakwood
Roy Wilburn Tanner Jr., 45, of Oakwood, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Thursday ...

Jackson

Larry Arnold Dalton, 70, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Arnold Dalton, age 70, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Mr. Dalton was born in Royston, GA, a son to ...

Lumpkin

Desiree Danielle Fletcher, 17, Dahlonega
Desiree Danielle Fletcher, age 17, of Dahlonega, GA, died January 26, 2012.Desiree was born in Gainesville, Florida. She attended Lumpkin County High School.She is survived by her ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Charlotte Gertrude Doering, age 96 of Cleveland. Mrs. Doering passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Northeast Georgia ...
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