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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 ...
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.