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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 19th, 2012

Forsyth

Emmett Norman Day, 94, Cumming
Emmett Norman Day, age 94 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Emmett was a deacon and member of Haw Creek Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School. A long ti ...
Gladys Henderson Gilbert, age 87 and a native of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012. She enjoyed gardening and traveling. Gladys was the oldest member and pas ...

Habersham

Ricky J. Mull, 41, Alto
Lt. Ricky J. Mull, age 41 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Towns County on March 14, 1971, he was a retired Lieuten ...
Willie Ray "Bill" Glore, 79, Cornelia
Mr. Willie Ray "Bill" Glore, age 79 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Troup County, Georg ...

Hall

John William Grizzle, 92, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2012 Corinth Baptist Church for John William Grizzle, 92, of Gainesville. Rev. Henry Loggins will officiate. ...
Keith Lester, 69, Flowery Branch
Mr. Keith Lester, 69 of Flowery Branch died Wednesday September 19, 2012 at his residence.A life long resident of Hall County, Mr. Lester was the son of the late D.P. and Betty Wad ...
Lemuel Thay Pruitt, 77, Gainesville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Lemuel Thay Pruitt, age 77 of Clarkesville. Mr. Pruitt passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012 following a period o ...
Martha Ann Taylor, 86, Gainesville
Graveside services will be held Saturday November 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Crestlawn Memorial Park in Ocean Springs, Mississippi for Martha Ann Taylor, 86 of Gainesville. Miss Tay ...
Mary Nell Graham Abercrombie, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Nell Graham Abercrombie, 73 of Gainesville died Wednesday September 19, 2012 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Abercrombie was the daughter of th ...
Rhonda Diane Adams, 53, Oakwood
Rhonda Diane Adams, age 53 of Oakwood, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Sandra Ann Allen, 71, Gainesville
Sandra Ann Allen, 71, of Gainesville, passed away September 19, 2012. Born on August 9, 1941 in Atlanta GA, she was the daughter of the late James Wootson and Ann Ruth Prather Thor ...
Zackary Christopher Washburn age 9 of Clermont passed away Tuesday Sept. 18, 2012 following an extended illness.Zackary was born in Florence, South Carolina on February 7, 2003 to ...

Other

Dennis Gordon Pennington, 64, Alpharetta
Dennis Gordon Pennington, 64, was a proud Marine Veteran, a professional singer, and loving father and husband. He was born February 17th, 1948 in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Dennis mar ...

White

Thomas Elmer Fitzsimmons, 69, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death Mr. Thomas Elmer Fitzsimmons, age 69 of Cleveland. Mr. Fitzsimmons passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Mr. Fitzsimmon ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.