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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 4th, 2013

Forsyth

Darby Johnson, 89, Cumming
Mr. Darby Johnson, age 89, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. He was the son of Dock Pullen Johnson and Claudine Williford born March 29, 1924 in Atlanta, GA. ...
Lorraine Elsie Osborne, 88, Cumming
Lorraine Elsie Osborne was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on October 4th, 2013 at the age of 88. Lorraine was born in Wisconsin but left for the big city of Chi ...

Habersham

Claude Henry Marcus, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Claude Henry Marcus, age 80, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Raymond Payne will off ...

Hall

George Flemon Shirley, Jr., 86, Gainesville
George Flemon Shirley, Jr., age 86 of Gainesville, passed away early Friday Morning, October 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Graveside service ...
Doris Young, 87, Flowery Branch
Doris Young, 87, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville H ...
Ellen Payne Dalton, 78, Sandy Springs
Ellen Payne Dalton, age 78 of Sandy Springs, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013, at her residence. Born in Banks County on September 8, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Clyd ...
James (Jimmy) Millwood, 71, Flowery Branch
Mr. James "Jimmy" Millwood, 71, of Flowery Branch passed away on October 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Cumming, GA, he was the son of the late Eugen ...
Jeanne M. Flannery, 77, Gainesville
Ms. Jeanne M. Flannery, age 77, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 4, 2013 at New Horizons

Jackson

Walter Hodges Tonge, Jr., 71, Jefferson
Mr. Walter Hodges Tonge, Jr. age 71 of Jefferson died Wednesday, October 4, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Tonge is the son of Hilda Blackstock Tonge of Jefferson and the late, Walter ...

Lumpkin

Hazel Louise Mincey Beck, 86, Dahlonega
Hazel Louise Mincey Beck, age 86, of Dahlonega, GA died Friday, October 4, 2013.Hazel lived most of her life in Lumpkin County, and worked at Gold Kist for many years. A member of ...

Stephens

Mrs. Barbara Williams Digiacomo, age 73 of 1410 Rock Creek Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her residence.A daughter of Dorothy Grant Williams and the ...

White

Gladys Yvonne Garrett, 75, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Yvonne (Vonzie) Garrett age 75 of Cleveland passed away Friday, October 04, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Vonzie was born on July 5th, 1938 to the late Harv ...
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.