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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 2nd, 2012

Habersham

Gail Dalton Simmemon, age 63, of Simmemon Road, Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Simmemon was born on August 13, 1948, in Jackson County, ...

Hall

Ameko Drummond, 36, Gainesville
Ameko Da'Nice Drummond, age 36 of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 2, 2012. She leaves to cherish: her father Mr. Robert B. Drummond of Greenville, South Carolina, and her mo ...
Gerald C. Turpin, 73, Maysville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 5, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Gerald C. Turpin, age 73, of Maysville. The Rev. Johnny Knight wi ...

Lumpkin

Dora Jeweleen Beck, 75, Dahlonega
Dora Jeweleen Beck, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2012, after an approximate 15 year fight with Neuroendocrine Cancer, at Northeast GA Hospice in ...
Joseph Frances" Skip" Martin Jr. 64 of Dahlonega (previously of Somerset, New Jersey) passed away on April 2nd, 2012 at his residence. Joseph had a lifelong love of golf, ...

Stephens

Mozell Davis Toccoa, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Mozell Cheek Davis, age 96, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012, at Stephens County Hospital.A daughter of the late Allen and Lela Davis Cheek, she was born ...

White

Charlie George Thomas, Sr, 95, Cleveland
Charlie George Thomas, Sr., age 95 of Cleveland passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Thomas was born on March 13, 1917 in Cleveland to the lat ...
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