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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 2nd, 2012

Habersham

James N. Kirkland, 83, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of James N. Kirkland, age 83, of Clarkesville.Mr. Kirkland died Thursday, August 2, 2012 following an extended illness.Those wishing ma ...
Jobe Hart, 15, Clarkesville
Jobe Phillip Hart, age 15 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012. Born in Habersham County on June 07, 1997 he was the son of Amy Kosmider of Clarkesville and Josh H ...

Hall

Lizzie "Odell" Mozelle Strickland Gaton age 94 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Gaton was born Jun ...
Mrs. Norma Lee "Nana Suz" Chastain, age 73 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 02, 2012 at the Habersham Medical Center. Born in Johnson City, Tennessee on J ...
With his loving family gathered round him Samuel Julius Threadgill Jr (Sammy) died Thursday August 2, 2012 after an extended battle with cancer. He, an Atlanta native, grew up in T ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Williams Hood, 45, Dahlonega
Mrs. Lisa Williams Hood, age 45, of Dahlonega died Aug. 2 at her home.Lisa was a Forsyth County native who had lived in Lumpkin County for the past nine years. She was a member of ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Ellen Saye McLeroy, age 72, of Athens, GA, who passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012, after an extended illness. Mrs. McLer ...
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, Marble Hill
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday August 2, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born August 13, 1925 in Dawson County to the l ...

White

Billie Lee Page, 73, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Billie Page age 73 of Cleveland.Page passed away August 2, 2012 at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. He was a retir ...
Billy Lee Page, 72, Cleveland
Billy Lee Page, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Mr. Page was born December 14, 1939, in Kosciusko, MS to the late Willie Ode ...
William Lyndol Dorsey, 65, Cleveland
Mr. Bill went home to his God on Thursday, August 02, 2012, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Survived by his loving wife, Barbara and his children, Rodney and Shanna Tho ...
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