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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 10th, 2012

Forsyth

Madge Howard Burruss, 87, Cumming
Madge Howard Burruss, age 87 of Forsyth County, GA, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012. Madge worked for J.C. Penney for 42 years. She loved nature and shopping with friends f ...

Habersham

Mary Willow Chambers Hood age 94 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Born in Habersham County on March 7, 1918, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Bertha G. Smith, 89, Gainesville
Bertha G. Smith, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday November 10, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral ...
Bertha Lou Gilstrap Smith, 90, Gainesville
Bertha Lou Gilstrap Smith, 90, of Gainesville passed away Saturday November 10, 2012. She was blessed to pass away at her home.She retired from Chicopee Cotton Mill of 32 years. Sh ...
Denise Carol Coxs, 50, Gainesville
Denise C Coxs "Calcobb" age 50 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on November 10, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.

Jackson

Willie Winfred Wilson, 82, Commerce
Mr. Willie Winfred Wilson, age 82 of Commerce died Friday, November 9, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospice House. Mr. Wilson was born in Commerce to the late, Clifford "Tip" ...

Other

Bruce S. Mansour, 65, New Smyran Beach, Fl., formerly of Buford
Bruce S. Mansour, 65, of New Smyra Beach Florida, passed away on Saturday, November 10th, 2012. He was a veteran of the United States Navy The family will be announcing a Memorial ...
Cody Williford, 22, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Cody Williford, 22 of Comer who passed away early Friday morning in Atlanta. Born in Elberton, he w ...
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