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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 16th, 2012

Gwinnett

John "Jack" Kubiak, 73, Buford
Mr. John "Jack" Kubiak, age 73 of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012. He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Nancy Graves Kubiak, Buford, GA; da ...

Habersham

Robert Alvin Owen, 99, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Alvin Owen, age 99, of Mt. Airy, will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM from the Clarkesville United Methodist Church. Rev. Jan D ...

Hall

Carolyn Reed Winters, 78, Oakwood
Carolyn Reed Winters, 78, of Oakwood passed away Sunday September 16, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an brief illness. Graveside services will be held Tuesday S ...
Fred Coleman O'Shields Jr.,, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. Fred Coleman O'Shields Jr., age 86, of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wedne ...
Mrs. Geraldine Carrie (Harris) Poole, age 85, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 at her residence.Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 pm Tuesday, Septembe ...
Johnny Oliver Bolding, 60, Fayetteville, NC (Formerly of Hall County)
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday September 19, 2012 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Oliver Bolding, 60, of Fayetteville,NC formerly of Hall County . Rev. Bil ...
Waverly "Wig" Parris, 87, Flowery Branch
Mr. Waverly "Wig" Parris, age 87, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Nancy Adams Parr ...

Jackson

Maxine Mae Awtry, 81, Commerce
Mrs. Maxine Mae Awtry, age 81 of Commerce died Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Wilbanks Country Living Personal Care Home. Mrs. Awtry was born in Green Castle, PA to the late, Glen ...
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69