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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 17th, 2012

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Bobby Gerald Fisher, 60, Auburn
Mr. Bobby Gerald Fisher, age 60, of Auburn, passed away, Sunday, June 17, 2012. Funeral services will be announced at a later date by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton ...

Dawson

Afton Day, 74, Dawsonville
Afton Day, age 74, daughter of Hans and Eunice Jensen, succumbed to cancer on June 17, 2012. She lived one day at a time, grateful that she wasn't a handcart pioneer, and tha ...

Forsyth

Virginia Craig Conte Winchester, born August 2, 1924 in Monroe County, Georgia, where she spent her childhood on a farm owned by her parents, Harvey Craig and Martha Lee Sutton Gr ...

Hall

Leonard Thomas "L.T." Woodruff, age 82 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Gra ...
Marilyn (Summers) Williamson, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn (Summers) Williamson, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012 at her residence, following a courageous battle with pancreatic ca ...

Jackson

Estelle Chow, 90, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Estelle Chow, 91, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away Sunday June 17, 2012 at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia. A native ...
Howell Johnson Thomas, 92, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for Howell Johnson Thomas 92 of Commerce who died Sunday June 17, 2012. Survivors include a son Johnny (Amy) Thomas of Commerce, a da ...
Latrelle Cody Bennett, 79, Maysville
Mrs. Latrelle Cody Bennett, age 79 of Maysville died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Bennett was born in Jackson County to the late, Roy and Lula Peppers Cody. Mrs. ...
Mary Fleming Waters, 86, Jefferson
Mary Fleming Waters, 86, formerly of Lake City, FL, died Sunday, June 17th, 2012 at Bell Minor Nursing Home in Gainesville, GA.Born in Olustee, FL, on April 28, 1926, she was the d ...
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