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Local Obits for Sat. May 18th, 2013

Dawson

Allen Eugene McEntyre, Dawsonville
Allen Eugene McEntyre of Dawsonville passed away at his residence on May 18, 2013.Born in Stockbridge, Georgia, Allen had lived in Dawson County for over 30 years. He was retired ...
Levi Earl Butler-Corde, inf, Dawsonville
Infant Levi Earl Butler-Cordel passed away Saturday May 18, 2013.Surviving are his Parents, Kristy Cordel and Donald Butler, Dawsonville; brothers, Damien Lee Cordel and Joshua Jac ...
Thena M. Caine, 79, Dawsonville
Thena M. Caine, age 79, of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. Thena is preceded in death by her husband, ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Wayne Anderson, 73, Alpharetta
Jimmy Wayne Anderson, age 73, of Alpharetta formerly of Macon, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013. Jimmy was born in Virginia and later moved to Macon in 1959. He served his country ...
Nancy Louise Scheidt, 62, Cumming
Nancy Louise Scheidt, age 62, of Cumming, Georgia, formerly an Indiana resident, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. She had been hospitalized since December 2012. Nancy was born ...
Roger Thomas Edwards, 60, Cumming
Roger Thomas Edwards, age 60, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. He was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. He was a hard working man that loved woodworking and c ...

Other

Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the life of Chief James "Jim" Homer Avery Saturday, May 18th 2013. Chief Avery passed away on Thursday May 16th after serving hi ...

Union

Wilburn W. Sullens, 72, Blairsville
Mr. Wilburn W. Sullens, age 72, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was born and raised in Lumpkin County and had spent ...
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