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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 27th, 2013

Dawson

Charles Phillip West, 62, Dawsonville
Charles Phillip West, age 62, of Dawsonville, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. He was a member at Dawsonville Baptist Church and Dawsonville Breakfas ...
Christine Grogan, 92, Dawsonville
Christine Grogan, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 27, 2013 following a period of declining health.Born April 14, 1921 in Hall County to the late Emmett and Iris Warre ...

Forsyth

Robert Larry Morgan, 27, Cumming
Robert Larry Morgan, age 27, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, October 30th at 3:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. ...

Gwinnett

Jean K. Shaw, 90, Lilburn
Jean K. Shaw, age 90, of Lilburn, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. Jean was a kind, southern lady with a big heart. She retired from Southern Bell after 31 years of service. ...

Habersham

Joseph N. Ruark, 85, Baldwin
Joseph N. Ruark, age 85, of Baldwin, formerly of Crestview Florida and Madison Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013.Mr. Ruark was born in Clarke County, Georgia on Decem ...

Hall

Harold Leonard Puckett, 83, Gainesville
Harold Leonard Puckett, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fun ...
Robert Hendley Lowe Sr., 74, Gainesville
Robert Hendley Lowe Sr., age 74, of Gainesville, passed away on October 27, 2013. Bob was born on July 19, 1939 in Athens and was the son of the late Vearl and Bonnie Major Lowe. ...
Sharon Edmondson, 53, Gainesville
Sharon Edmondson, 53 of Gainesville died Sunday October 27, 2013 at her residence.Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sharon had lived in Hall County for a number of years. She was emp ...
Vester "Leon" Autry, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Vester "Leon" Autry 70 of Gainesville passed away October 27, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Autry was born June 2, 1943 in Greenwood, S.C. t ...
Willie James Cantrell, 73, Gaiinesville
Willie James Cantrell, age 73 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away, October 27, 2013. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Greater Timber Ridge at 11am. Professional servic ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Myrtle Caroline Nicholson Shook, 83, of Pendergrass, Ga., who passed away on Sunday October 27, 2013.Mrs. Shook was born in Toccoa, G ...

Lumpkin

Carolyn Smith Pruett Banta, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, a loving mother and grandmother. Work ...
Herschel Forrest Scott, 81, Dahlonega
Mr. Herschel Forrest Scott, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. Herschel was born and raised in Alpharetta, GA, and had spent the last 20 years in Lumpk ...

Other

Chad Wilson Brown, 34, Monroe
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Chad Wilson Brown, age 34, Monroe, GA, who passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Mr. Brown was born in Beckley, WV, a son to Paul K ...
Edgar Henao, 53, Colombia
Edgar Henao, age 53, originally from Colombia, passed away on October 27, 2013. He moved to New York City in 1980 to study at Barruch University and then to Atlanta in 1992. He is ...

White

Charles Edward Demars, 72, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Charles Edward Demars, age 72 of Cleveland. Mr. Demars passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013. Memorial services are ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.