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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 9th, 2012


Dennis Earl Nation, 54, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the death of Dennis Earl Nation, 54, of Commerce who passed away at his residence on Sunday. Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the l ...


Lanelle Klein Buice, 75, Cumming
Lanelle Klein Buice, age 75 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Rachel Klein; brother, Fred Klein.Survivors incl ...


Annie Louise Weaver Ward, age 81 of Buford, GA died Saturday, September 8, 2012 following an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September, 11, 2012 at 4:00 PM ...
Karen Lee Thomas, 50, Buford
Mrs. Karen Lee Thomas, age 50, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012. She is survived by her husband of fifteen years, Wayne A. Thomas, Buford, GA; daughter, Jessi ...


Dorothy Sundstrom, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy Sundstrom, 93 of Gainesville died Sunday September 9, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Those wishing to send online ...
Naomi Pinkston, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Naomi Pinkston, age 73 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 9, 2012. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 17, 2012 at Antioch Baptist Church at 11 am. P ...
Peggy Elaine [Gray] Gloger, 65, Gainesville
Mrs. Peggy Elaine [Gray] Gloger, age 65 of Gainesville, Georgia, entered into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at her residence, following a courageous battl ...


Myrtle P. Bray, 90, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Myrtle P. Bray, 90, of Commerce who passed away at the Northridge Medical Center in Commerce on Sunday. Born in Jackson County, ...


John Dudley Ralston, 49, Dahlonega
Mr. John Dudley Ralston, age 49, of Dahlonega, GA, died Sunday, September 9, 2012, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a sudden illness.Dudley was a native an ...


James Robert Hoopaugh, Sr., 75, Lexington, Ky. formerly of Homer
Mr. James Robert Hoopaugh, Sr., age 75, of Lexington, Kentucky formerly of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, September 09, 2012 at St Joseph Hospital in Lexington, ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lester "J.L." McLeroy Jr., age 75, of Athens, who passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Mr. McLeroy was born in Cl ...
Patricia Davis Crowe, 80, Stone Mountain
Patricia Davis Crowe age 80 of Monroe ,Ga and formerly of Stone Mountain died Sunday September 9, 2012.Born on April 27, 1932 in Stone Mountain, she was the daughter of the late R. ...


Beverly Burrell Canup, 68, Toccoa
Beverly Burrell Canup, age 68, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012, following an extended illness.Ms. Canup was born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 23, 1944 ...
Jack Simmons, 70, Toccoa
Jack Simmons, age 70, of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at the residence following an extended illness. Mr. Simmons was born on January 2, 1942 in Toccoa ...
Mr. Thomas Andrew Christian Gall, age 47, of Toccoa, died Sunday, September 9, 2012 at his home.Born June 8, 1965 in Waterbury, Connecticut, he was a son of the late John & Aud ...


Richard "Dick" Lee Gabbert of Cleveland passed away Sunday Sept. 9, 2012 at his residence. He was 78. Born in Des Moines, IA on June 24, 1934, he was the son of the late ...
Steven Ross Stewart, 62, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Steven Ross Stewart, age 62 of Sautee. Mr. Stewart passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012 at his residence following a ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.