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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 25th, 2012

Dawson

Louine R. Anderson, 97, Dawsonville
Louine R. Anderson, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 25, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born October 16, 1915 in Prairie Hill, Texas to ...

Forsyth

Nita H. Thompson, 89, Cumming
Nita H. Thompson, 89, of Cumming, GA died on October 25, 2012 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Forest, MS she was the daughter of the late James and Ruth Huff. Her beloved hus ...

Gwinnett

Gladys Westbrook Knox, 101, Buford
Mrs. Gladys Westbrook Knox of Buford, Georgia, died Thursday, October 25, 2012, a member of a prominent pioneer family in Buford, GA born December 26, 1910 in Buford. Mrs. Knox was ...
Joseph Howard "Paw Paw" Mewborn, 51, Lawrenceville
Mr. Joseph Howard "Paw Paw" Mewborn, age 51, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012. He is survived by his children, Brandy Hammett, Lawrenceville, G ...
Mark B. Lucia, 54, Buford
Mr. Mark B. Lucia, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Marie Lucia, Buford, GA; son, Mark Lucia, Jr., Buford, GA; daughter, A ...

Habersham

David Allan Kacker, 52, Clarkesville
David Allan Kacker of Clarkesville, Georgia, born April 19, 1960, in Fullerton, California, died on October 25, 2012. David grew up in Hoover, Alabama and in 1999 he moved to Geor ...

Hall

Thomas Branch, 43, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Branch, age 43 of Gainesville, GA passed away on October 25th. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.

White

Cathryn Allison McCarter, 90, Cleveland
Cathryn Allison McCarter, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. McCarter was born Nove ...
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