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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 6th, 2012

Banks

Patricia Blackburn Andrews, age 61, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Mrs. Andrews was born in Jackson County, on December 5, 1950, to the late Roy and Ruth B ...

Dawson

Laura J. Feagin, 67, Dawsonville
Laura J. Feagin, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 6, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.Born October 6, 1944 in Copperhill, Tennessee, she had live ...

Forsyth

Stephen Michael Travis, 46, Cumming
Stephen Michael Travis, 46, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at Gwinnett Medical Center Duluth.The family has not announced the Celebration of Life Memor ...
Sylvi Eloise Goss, 65, Cumming
Sylvi Eloise Goss, 65, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Servic ...

Habersham

Sarah M. Cook, 82, Demorest
Sarah Mae Cook, age 82 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, March 06, 2012, in North Carolina.Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Shady Grove Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Barbara Ann Sparks, 77, Flowery Branch
Barbara Ann Sparks, age 77 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Diane Perry Eller, 62, Gainesville
Mrs. Diane Perry Eller, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, Mar ...
Eva Louise Wilson, 73, Clermont
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 8, 2012 in Christian Hill Baptist Church for, Eva Louise Wilson age 73 of Clermont.Visitation was Wednesday at the funeral ...
Frank McKinney, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Frank McKinney, age 87, of Macon, passed away Tuesday, March 06, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2012 from the ...
Honora M. "Nora" Hyde, 91, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday March 8, 2012 in St. Michael Catholic Church for Honora M. "Nora" Hyde, 91, of Gainesville. Father Gamia Barona will offici ...
Reginald Bill Brady, 83, Ball Ground
Funeral services will be held Friday March 9,2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel for Reginald Bill Brady age 83 of Ball Ground. Visitation will be Thursday March 8, ...

Jackson

Kevin Chester Barnett, 31, Commerce
Mr. Kevin Chester Barnett, age 31, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Barnett was born in Commerce, GA to Terry C. Barnett of Nic ...
Mildred Thomas Seay, 86, Commerce
Mrs. Mildred Thomas Seay, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.Mrs. Seay was born in Greene County to the late William Marcus and Viola R ...

Lumpkin

Charles Jon Stone, 71, Dahlonega
Charles Jon Stone, 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast in Concord, NC, surrounded by his family. Jon 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