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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 5th, 2012

Dawson

Mary Susan Verhine, 63, Dawsonville
Mary Susan Verhine, 63, of Dawsonville passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service.Arrangements by Byars Funeral ...

Forsyth

Isabella Contacessa, 92, Cumming
Isabella Contacessa, 92, of Woodstock passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012. The family will be announcing funeral services to be held at Chapey & Son's Funeral Home lo ...
Mr. William Thomas Chadwick, age 74, of Forsyth County passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012.Mr. Chadwick is preceded in death by his wife, Frances Chadwick; granddaughter, Heather C ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth Edward Savage Sr., 65, Lawrenceville
Kenneth Edward Savage Sr., 65, of Lawrenceville passed away on Thursday, April 5th, 2012.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service.Arrangements by Byars ...

Hall

Margaret Davidson Brown, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Davidson Brown, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Ollie Smith, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Ollie Smith, age 90 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 05, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Ronald S. Bair, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 7, 2012, at Christ Lutheran Church for Ronald S. Bair, 76, of Gainesville. Pastor Andy Seibert will officiate. The family ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Barrett, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Barrett, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Mrs. Barrett was a native and lifelong resident of ...

Towns

Martha Cornelius Elliott, 85, Hiawassee
Martha Cornelius Elliott, age 85 of Hiawassee, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled f ...

White

Caleb Joseph Higdon, 29, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Caleb Joseph Higdon, age 29 of Cleveland. Mr. Higdon passed away Thursday, April 5, 2012 Mr. Higdon was born on Septe ...
Loy Clayton Payne, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Loy Clayton Payne, age 76 of Cleveland. Mr. Payne went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 05, 2012 surrounde ...
Walter Anthony Winkler, 55, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Walter Anthony Winkler , age 55 of Cleveland. Mr. Winkler passed away Thursday, April 05, 2012.Mr. Winkler was born i ...
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