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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 9th, 2012

Forsyth

LB Honea, 83, Cumming
LB Honea, age 83 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012, after a period of declining health.Mr. Honea was a life-long resident of Forsyth County. He served his country i ...

Gwinnett

Tajay R. Hoppines, 18, Dacula
Tajay R. Hoppines, age 18 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, August 9, 2012 in a swimming accident. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Hebron Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Ralph Andrew Pierce, 99, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ralph Andrew Pierce, age 99 of Murrayville. Mr. Pierce passed away Thursday, August 09, 2012 at his residence. Funera ...
Mary Lucile Nash, 80, Gainesville
Mary Lucile Nash age 80 of Gainesville passed away Thursday August 9. 1:00 PM Graveside Saturday, Aug. 18th, Alta Vista Cemetery.
Nancy Ann Maynard, 70, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Saturday August 11, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Nancy Ann Maynard age 70 of Gainesville. Major Jim Smith and ...
Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46, Gainesville
Mrs. Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46 of Gainesville died Thursday August 9, 2012 at her residence. Ms. Witherspoon was born in Hall County November 16, 1965. She was employed as a teach ...

Jackson

Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, of Commerce who passed away at her residence on Wednesday evening.Born in Riverdale, GA, she was the daughter of Vi ...

Other

William Roger Bennett, 72, Atlanta
William Roger Bennett, age 72 of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012 of cancer. Roger was born in Buford, Georgia to Luther and Winnie Bennett. He was a member o ...
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