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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 23rd, 2013

Banks

Darrell Hewell, 67, Alto
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia announces the death of Darrell Hewell, age 67 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements ...
Joel Darrell Hewell, Sr., age 67, of Alto, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his residence.Born on November 02, 1945 in Clinton, South Carolina, he was a son of the late G ...

Forsyth

Jimmy David Passmore, 54, Cumming
Jimmy David Passmore, age 54 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at a friend's residence following an extended illness. Funeral service ...

Gwinnett

Willie Lou Wages, 98, Buford
Willie Lou Wages, age 98, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday October 23, 2013 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mil ...

Habersham

Cleo Ellard Stowe, 94, Cornelia
Mrs. Cleo Ellard Stowe, age 94 of 794 Frank Arrowood Road, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of the la ...
Paul Dennis Allen, 62, Cornelia
Paul Dennis Allen, age 62 of Hollywood, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 23, 1951, he was the son of Pa ...

Hall

Anthony 'Tony' Hulsey, 49, Gainesville
Mr. Anthony "Tony" Hulsey, 49 of Gainesville died Wednesday October 23, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announce ...
David Lee Everett,, 61, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Lee Everett, age 61, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Graveside Services will be 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2013 at Memorial Park South Cem ...
Hugh T. Atkinson, 94, Flowery Branch
Hugh T. Atkinson, age 94 passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his home in Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at Hamilton ...
Terry Purcell, 64, Gainesville
Terry Lee Purcell, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Habersham County passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Mr. Purcell was born on July 8, 1949, in Stephens Count ...

Other

Elizabeth Head, 88, Plainville
Mrs. Elizabeth Head, age 88, of Plainville, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013following an extended illness. Mrs. Head was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and had s ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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