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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 29th, 2012

Hall

Mrs. Barbara Collins "Bobbie" Webb, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away January 29, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funera ...
George Emory Merk, 83, Commerce
Mr. George Emory Merk, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospice House. Mr. Merk was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Hoyt and Alva Ga ...
Harold Dean Vickers, 89, Oakwood
Harold Dean Vickers, age 89 of Oakwood, died peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2012 of declining health.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 11:00 am i ...
James Michael Poole, 53, Gillsville
James Michael Poole, age 53 of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Atlanta Medical Center following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.Funeral services ...
Kenneth Whitmire, 73, Atlanta
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Pine Crest Baptist Church in Gainesville, GA for Mr. Kenneth Whitmire, age 73, of Roswell. Dr. Tom Davis ...
Leroy Singleton, 82, Gainesville
Leroy Singleton, age 82 of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly& Jackson Funeral Home.
Patricia Borders, 56, Gainesville
Patricia Borders, age 56 of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly& Jackson Funeral Home.

Lumpkin

Sherman "Chub" Sullens, 59, Dalonega
Mr. Sherman "Chub" Sullens, age 59, of Dahlonega, Georgia died January 29, 2012.He was born in Dahlonega, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, James "B ...

Stephens

Mary Jeanette Moore Crunkleton Childs, 93, Kennesaw, formerly of Toccoa
Mary Jeanette Moore Crunkleton Childs, age 93 of Kennesaw, GA, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Kindred Healthcare in Marietta, GA, and formerly of Toccoa.Born on October 11 ...

White

Audrey Gifford Cabena, 91, Woodstock formerly of Cleveland
Audrey Gifford Cabena, age 91 of Woodstock formerly of Cleveland, passed away Sunday January 29, 2012 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Mrs. Cabena was born March 8, 1920 in Canada to th ...
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