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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 4th, 2012

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Harry Clyde Eby, 87, Cumming
Harry Clyde Eby, 87, of Cumming, GA (and longtime former resident of Miami, FL) died at his home on February 4, 2012. Born in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mae E ...
Melba Lou Dooley Gravitt, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012. She was a loving member of Salem United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by h ...

Habersham

Carol W. Elrod, 64, Mount Airy
Carol W. Elrod, age 64, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa. Mrs. Elrod was born on June 26, 1947, in Thomasville, N ...
Eunell McDougald Tench, 77, Cornelia
Eunell McDougald Tench, age 77 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, February 04, 2012 at her residence. Born on October 09, 1934 in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late ...

Hall

Dortha Adelia Smith, 88, Gainesville
Dortha Adelia Smith passed away February 4, 2012 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Dora Elliot, her brother, Winford Elliot, her ...
Edna Harrison, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Edna Mae Harrison born May 16, 1926 in Jackson County, to the late Paul Bonds and Fannie Cox Bonds. She was a care giver to many children and a member of New Salem Baptist Chu ...
Grace Cotton Crane, 84, Maysville
Grace Cotton Crane, 84, of Maysville, died Feb. 3, at her residence. Mrs. Crane was born in Maysville to the late P.D. and Clara Belle Cotton. She was a member of Homer Baptist Ch ...
Harold Eugene Farr, 75, Oakwood
Harold Eugene Farr age 75 of Oakwood passed away Saturday Feb. 4, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Mr. Farr was born March 14, 1936 to the late Ernest Eugene & R ...
Howell Corbin Brady, 86, Clermont
Howell "Hal" Corbin Brady, 86, of Clermont passed away Saturday February 4, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services will b ...

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Carl Asbury Kitchens, 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Carl Asbury Kitchens, age 83 of Cleveland. Mr. Kitchens passed away Saturday, February 04, 2012 at Northeast Georgia ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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