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Local Obits for Thu. May 17th, 2012

Forsyth

Brian Smith Nash, 50, Cumming
Mr. Brian Smith Nash, 50, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012.Survivors include his wife, Raylynn Nash of Cumming; father, Col. Donald Nash (USAF Ret.) of New Orleans ...

Habersham

Jean Nicholson Free, 88, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jean Nicholson Free, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the s ...
Thomas B. Coon, 73, Clarkesville
Thomas B. Coon, age 73, of Clarkesville passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville ...

Hall

Bobby Gillespie, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Gillespie age 72 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday May 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an sudden illness. Funeral services ar ...
Ernest Lee Chambers, 82, Gainesville
Ernest Lee Chambers, 82, of Gainesville passed away Thursday May 17, 2012 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming Ga following an extended illness.Graveside services will be held Sunday Ma ...
George Bryant Roberts, 80, Clermont
Mr. George Bryant Roberts, age 80, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Summers Landing Assisted Living facility in Gainesville. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mary June Jackson, 71, Colbert
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary June Jackson, age 71, of Colbert, Ga., who passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012.Mrs. Jackson was born in Clarke County, Ga. a d ...

Stephens

Mr. John Vernon Wilkinson, Sr. age 81, of Toccoa died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his home. Born May 3, 1931 in Stephens County, he was the son of the late Joe and Mildred Purcell W ...

White

George Childers Triplett, Sr., age 88 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Triplett was born October 27, 1923 in Attalla, AL to the late L ...
Scott Pierce, 57, Cleveland
Mr. Scott Pierce, age 57, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. No Services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Pierce was born June 9, 1954 to ...
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
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.