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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 8th, 2013

Forsyth

Evelyn Barrett, 90, Cumming
Evelyn Barrett, of Forsyth County, GA, age 90, passed away on January 8, 2013. Evelyn was the rock of her family and loved to work and stay busy. She was a member of Zion Hill Bap ...

Hall

Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters age 89 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be he ...
Clayton Sheffield, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Clayton Sheffield age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 08, 2013 at Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Florence V. Digsby, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Florence V. Digsby, age 70, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, T. P. Digsby; and daughter, Melodie Paula ...

Jackson

Eugene Walter Duncan, 80, Commerce
Mr. Eugene Walter (Slim) Duncan, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Duncan was born in Ila to the late Pascal B. and Wilda Chandler Dunca ...

Lumpkin

Ruford Patterson, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Ruford Patterson, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Ruford was a native of Lumpkin County, and a retired industrial dry wall installer. He was the ...

Stephens

Hazel Hogan, 88, Toccoa
Hazel Mae Hogan, age 88 of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa. Ms. Hogan was born June 21, 1924 in Habersham County to the late Tom and ...
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.