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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 21st, 2013

Dawson

Lanier Pruitt, 58, Dawsonville
Lanier Pruitt, 58, of Dawsonville, GA went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Talmadge and Addie Lee Pruitt. He was also prec ...

Forsyth

David Scott Phillips, 52, Cumming
David Scott Phillips of Cumming, age 52, passed away peacefully at his home on January 21, 2013. Scott was born on November 23, 1960 in Kingsport, TN. He was preceded in death by ...

Gwinnett

Ellie McClendon Forrester, 100, Hoschton
Ellie McClendon Forrester, age 100 of Hoschton, GA and formerly of Decatur died Monday, January 21, 2013. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Hamil ...

Habersham

James Cochran, 69, Cornelia
James 'Jimmy' E. Cochran, age 69, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013, at home surrounded by family and friends followed by an extended illness. ...

Hall

Edna Kate Ward, 82, Lyons, Ga., formerly of Gainesville
Miss Edna Kate Ward, 82 of Lyons, Georgia formerly of Gainesville died Monday January 21, 2013. Born in Dawson County, Miss Ward had lived in Hall County for most of her life. Sh ...
Edwin Butler, 45, Gainesville
Edwin Butler, 45, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away January 21, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, 1pm, Antioch Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements ha ...
Gus R. Butler, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Gus R. Butler, age 78, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at Bell Minor Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013 from the ...
Terry Preston Moore, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Terry Preston Moore age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Monday January 21, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday Jan ...

Jackson

Maureen Lee Garrett, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maureen Lee Garrett, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013. Mrs. Garrett was born in Lula, Georgia, a dau ...

Lumpkin

Joseph William Palmer Jr, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph William Palmer Jr., age 84, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013.Joe was born and raised in Gainesville, GA, and spent a number of years in Winder, GA. ...
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
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.