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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 15th, 2013

Forsyth

Dorothy Belle Reed, 83, Cumming
Dorothy Belle Reed, 83 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at her residence. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to cook, play cards and d ...
Robert Christian Nygaard, 79, of Cumming, GA died at his home on October 15, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Verner and Helen Nygaard. His sister, Mary Helen ...

Hall

Cornelia Carolyn Jones, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Cornelia Carolyn Jones age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday October 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Octo ...
Lorene Myers Talley, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorene Myers Talley, 81 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 15, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County, she lived most of her life in Gainesvill ...

Lumpkin

Sumter Powell, 54, Dahlonega
Sumter Powell, 54, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. He was born to Lula & Sumter Powell Sr. on March 6, 1959 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta. He was known to many in his ...

Other

Douglas H. Moore, 61, Alpharetta
Douglas H. Moore, age 61, of Alpharetta, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 following a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Virginia Moore. Survivors ...

White

Gladys Dean, 89, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Dean, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View.Mrs. Dean was born in White County, the daughter of the late Anna Johnson Pil ...
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