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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 18th, 2012

Forsyth

Else Marie "Schultz" Metcalfe passed quietly in the evening on October 18, 2012. "Schultz" was born in Charleroi Pennsylvania on December 31, 1934. She was the ...
Ruth Beatrice Rider, 89, Cumming
Ruth Beatrice Rider, 89, of Cumming, GA died at Embracing Hospice House on October 18, 2012. Born in Oglethorpe, GA she was the daughter of the late Coile and Lillian Esco.Ruth an ...

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Alton M. Pete Davenport, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Alton M. "Pete" Davenport, 89 of Gainesville died Thursday October 18, 2012.A native of Hall County, Mr. Davenport was the son of the late John Morgan and Lillie Bell ...
Barbra Casey, Gainesville
Ms. Barbra Casey was born to her Father J.C. Casey and mother Jessie Mae Casey. Her parents preceded her in death along with her brother: Glen Ray Casey, one sister: Rebecca Casey ...
Maria Antonia Acuna, 53, Gainesville
Maria Antonia Acuna, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Warren Cochran, 48, Gainesville
A True Solider of God: Mr. Warren Cochran was born on December 29, 1963 to the late Lester and Charlie Mae Cochran. Warren Cochran was a graduate of Gainesville High School. War ...

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Henry Ford Coffey, 82, Cleveland
Henry Ford Coffey, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, October 21, ...
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