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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 4th, 2012

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Douglas Charles Bell, 60, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Douglas Charles Bell, 60, of Winder, Ga., who passed away Wednesday July 4, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Bell was born in Gainesville, G ...

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Alvaro Tadeu Paula, 52, Cumming
Alvaro Tadeu Paula, 52, of Cumming, GA went to be with the Lord on July 4, 2012 at Hospice Atlanta. Born in Goiania, Brazil, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Paula. His ...

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Jeanette Wood Simmons, 96, Baldwin
Jeanette Wood Simmons, age 96, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Mrs. Simmons was born on November 14, 1915, in Cordele, Georgia; daughter of the late Ma ...

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Allie Diane Suzanna Vinson, inf, Gainesville
Allie Diane Suzanna Vinson, infant daughter of Johnthan Vinson and Sara Beth Edge, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services we ...
Judith Bishop Hyde, 66, Lula
Judith Bishop Hyde, age 66 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Judy Elaine Buffington, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Judy Elaine Buffington, age 63, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral ser ...
Pamela Kay Christmas, 56, Murrayville
Pamela Kay Christmas, age 56 of Murrayville, passed away July 4th, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a long illness.She was born February 8th, 1956 in Atlanta, Geo ...
Raymond Michael Holmes, 60, Braselton
Raymond Michael Holmes, age 60 of Braselton, died July 4 after a courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Hamilton Mill M ...
Zenoba Isabell "Jo" Jones, 84, Gainesville
Zenoba Isabell "Jo" Jones, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at New Horizon's North Nursing Home following an extended illness. ...

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Jerry Lester Gravitt, 40, Commerce
Jerry Lester Gravitt, Jr., age 40, of Commerce passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012.Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.laws ...

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Mrs. Wynelle "meme" Caudell, age 84, of Martin, GA died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center in Royston, GA.Mrs. Caudell was born on September 27 ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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