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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 31st, 2012

Dawson

Jeanette Loraine Foster, 62, Dawsonville
Jeanette Loraine Foster, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Monday December 31, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born October 30, 1950 in Ft. Worth, Texas, ...

Forsyth

Edward John DeLoughy, 68, Cumming
Edward John DeLoughy, of Cumming, GA, age 68, passed away on December 31, 2012. Edward was born July 3, 1944 in Morristown, NJ to Muriel Wyckoff DeLoughy and Edward John DeLoughy. ...

Gwinnett

Sarah McDaniel Martin, 77, Buford
Sarah McDaniel Martin, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Osburn Martin. She is survived by her children, Dew ...

Habersham

Amerest Terrell Gerrell, 83, Cornelia
Mr. Amerest Terrell Gerrell, age 85, of the Fairview Community, Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 31, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Cente ...

Hall

Edward Lamar Cantrell, 51, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at Trinity CME Church for Mr. Edward Lamar Cantrell, 51, of Gainesville. Those wishing to send online condole ...
Jeanette Martin Hughes, 76, Gainesville
   At 12:31 am on December 31st 2012, all of Heaven rejoiced as the angels received one of their own when God called home Jeanette Hughes. If you w ...
Lesley Loy "Cotton" Watkins, 56, Gainesville
Lesley Loy "Cotton" Watkins, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Lessie Pless Miller Brewer, 97, Gainesville
Lessie Pless Miller Brewer entered the church triumphant on the early morning of December 31, 2012, at the wonderful age of 97. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Ja ...
Margaret L. Hyatt, 57, Gainesville
Ms. Margaret L. Hyatt, age 57, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 as a result of a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Her family and friends were by he ...

Jackson

Jerry Lee Scott, Jr.,, 38, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jerry Lee Scott, Jr., 38, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Monday December 31, 2012. Mr. Lee was born in Silver City, New Mexico, a s ...
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
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.