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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 16th, 2013

Dawson

Carl R. Broome, 81, Dawsonville
Carl R. Broome, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 16, 2013 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 19, 1932 in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late ...

Forsyth

Albert Voorhees Van Aman, Jr. of Cumming, GA died on June 16, 2013 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Barstow, CA he was the son of the late Albert and Mildred Van Aman, Sr. His ...

Gwinnett

Jesse Logan Barnett, 82, Buford
Mr. Jesse Logan Barnett, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Mildred Brown Barnett; sisters, Edi ...

Habersham

Essie Mae Purcell Foster, 99, Cornelia
Essie Mae Purcell Foster, age 99, of Cornelia, died peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born November 11, 1913, in Banks County to late John and Minnie ...
Melvin Eugene Higgins, 60, Cornelia
Melvin Eugene Higgins, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Higgins was born on Septe ...

Hall

Gracie Nell Burce, 81, Flowery Branch
Home Going Services for Mrs. Gracie Nell Burce age 81 of Flowery Branch, Georgia will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 2:30 pm at Young's Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Shan Montg ...
Jeanette Pritchett, 57, Lula
Jeanette Pritchett, age 57 of Lula, Passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Joaquin Galindo, 59, Gainesville
Joaquin Galindo, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral servic ...
Kenneth Marston Fristoe, 77, Flowery Branch
FRISTOE, Kenneth Marston, (Ken), 77 of Flowery Branch, GA, died Sunday, June 9, 2013. Born in Hanford, California, January 29, 1936, to Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth William and Mary ...
Vinton Lee Iceson, 70, Gainesville
Vinton Lee Iceson, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...

Jackson

Henry Davis, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Davis, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Mr. Davis was born in Jackson County, a son to Mrs. Muarl ...

White

George Yonke, 96, Cleveland
George Yonke, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living. Mr. Yonke was born June 24, 1916 in Brooklyn, NY to the late John and Anna Vo ...
On a day in November, Terrice A. Toney was born to Inez Vandervier Ayers and A. D. Ayers. She was the right age to be baby Jesus in the church Christmas pagent. From that day to ...
Walter Louis Hibble, 85, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mr. Walter Louis Hibble, age 85, of Cleveland, who was called home on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Born in Marietta, Georgia, ...
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