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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.