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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 6th, 2012

Forsyth

Lucille Helen Doyle, 95, Milton
Lucille Helen Doyle, 95, of Milton, GA died at her daughter's home on June 6, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Ahr. Her beloved hu ...

Hall

Janet Lee Thurston, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2012 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home, for Janet Lee Thurston, 78, of Gainesville. Rev. Danny Jo ...
Sammie Lee Echols, 68, Lula
Sammie Lee "Sam" Echols, age 68, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Mr. Echols was born on April 26, 1944, in Hall County, Georgia; a son of the la ...
Sara Lou Ash, 75, Gainesville
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Sara Lou Ash 75, of Gillsville,Ga.. Mrs Ash passed away Wednesday at N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete arrangements will be announced by ...
Sarah Lou Thomas Ash, 75, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday June 9, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Sarah Lou Thomas Ash age 75 of Gillsville. The Rev. Anthony Cook, ...

Jackson

Janet Leigh Malone, Commerce
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Janet Leigh Malone, of Commerce, Ga.. Wards Funeral Home 758 Main Street Gainesville in charge.

Lumpkin

Brittany Nicole Jones, 20, Dahlonega
Brittany Nicole Jones, age 20, of Dahlonega, GA, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness.Brittany was a n ...

Other

Loree L. Pierce, 79, Easley, S.C.
Mrs. Loree L. Pierce, age 79, of Easley, SC, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.Mrs. Pierce was born in Alliance, NE on May 24, 1933. L ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.