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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 17th, 2012

Hall

Bobby Ross Mayabb, 50, Lula
Bobby Ross Mayabb age 50 of Lula passed away Friday February 17, 2012. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Mary Nell McClure, 85, Oakwood
Mary Nell McClure, 85, of Oakwood passed away Friday February 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Burial will be held Monday February 20, 201 ...
Reverend Richard Leroy Stephens, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, February 16, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend ...

Jackson

Thomas Ray Carlan, 78, Homer
Mr. Thomas Ray Carlan, age 78, of Homer, GA died Friday, February 17, 2012 at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mr. Carlan was born in Banks County to the late Hubert and Elizabeth Coker C ...

Lumpkin

Donald James Claflin, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Donald James Claflin, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, February 17, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Hospital in Gainesville.Donald was born in Lacona, NY December 5, 1936 and ...
LaRaine Elrod, 67, Dahlonega
LaRaine Elrod, 67, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Feb. 17, 2012 after a prolonged illness.She is survived by her devoted husband Wayne, to whom she was married to for 30 yea ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.