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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 23rd, 2013

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Ernest Ray Butler, 77, Hoschton
Mr. Ernest Ray Butler, age 77 of Hoschton, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013. He loved his family very much and loved to farm and to cook. He was survived by his loving wife of tw ...

Gwinnett

Ms. Wilma Diane Cook Watkins, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013. She is survived by her children, Jarron Henderson, Gainesville, GA and Angela Cook, Buf ...

Habersham

Jessica Star Peaster, 23, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jessica Star Peaster, age 23 of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM from the Oakey Mountain Baptist Church. Rev. Brion Williams and ...

Hall

Bonnie Lee Harrison, 80, Buford
Bonnie Lee Harrison, age 80, of Buford, Georgia (Hall County) passed away March 23, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. He is preceded in death by ...
Evelyn Ware Glasper, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Evelyn Ware Glasper, 67 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away March 23, 2013. She is survived by Daughers; April Bonds and Sherrie (Henry) Nicely and Sons; Kevin (Laura) Bailey an ...
Opal A. Beard, 87, Buford
Mrs. Opal A. Beard, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Lefty Beard; and nephew, Steve Bea ...
Sara "Sally" Sullivan Boone of Buford, GA passed away peacefully March 23, 2013.She was preceded in death by her parents Sara Ellen Sullivan Davis and Harry Moseley Sulli ...

Jackson

Lois Thorne Love, 69, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lois Thorne Love, age 69, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Mrs. Love was born in Leaf River, IL, a daught ...

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John Paul Phillips, Jr., 78, Riverdale
John Paul Phillips, Jr, 78 of Riverdale, GA passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the McDonald and Son Fune ...

Stephens

David Kenneth Segers, 55, Toccoa
David Kenneth Segers, age 55 of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital following a brief illness.Born March 24, 1957, in Toccoa, he was a son of ...
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