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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 22nd, 2013

Banks

Kathleen Hicks Wright, 77, Maysville
Kathleen Hicks Wright, age 77, of Maysville passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013. She loved Word Find books and drinking Sprite. She was survived by her son Johnny Wright of Jef ...

Dawson

Martha Ward, 75, Dawsonville
Martha Yvonne Ward, age 75 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Northside Hospital. Mrs. Ward was born in Atlanta Georgia the daughter of the late Grady Danie ...

Gwinnett

Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, Buford
Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, of Buford, GA passed away October 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer Thomas, mother, Katherine (Kat) Shaver, father-in-law, Larry B ...

Habersham

Lousie Hallford, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Louise Gosnell Hallford, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 25, 2013 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth McEntire, ...
Patricia Goodwin, 75, Clarkesville
Patricia Goodwin, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at her residence.Born on July 31, 1938, in Brundidge, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late Charli ...

Jackson

John Robert Sharp, Jr, 88, Hoschton
Mr. John Robert Sharp, Jr., age 88, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Gwinnett Hospital System. Services will be held at St. Brendans Catholic Church in Clearwat ...

Stephens

Jimmy Eugene Fields, 52, Toccoa, formerly Cleveland
Mr. Jimmy Eugene Fields, age 52, of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart, GA. Born September 17, 1961 in W ...
Roy Lee Griffin, Jr.,, 54, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Griffin, Jr., age 54 of 442 Fowlertown Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his residence.A son of Jean Fowler Griffin and the late Roy Lee Gr ...

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Sally Elizabeth Irvin, 65, Cleveland
Ms. Sally Elizabeth Irvin, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Irvin was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of t ...
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.