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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 16th, 2013

Dawson

Elmer Lee Smith, 81, Dawsonville
Elmer Lee Smith, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 16, 2013 at Wellstar Wendy Hill Hospital following a period of declining health.Born September 24, 1931 in Gainesville, ...

Forsyth

William Grant Abernathy 5 years, 4 months, cradled in his mother's loving arms and surrounded by family and friends left his earthly home and ran into the arms of Jesus. He a ...

Habersham

Rev. James William Holden, age 61 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on June 01, 1952, he was a son of the late Sam L. and Iren ...

Hall

Jewell Dodd Suggs, 85, Gainesville
Jewell Ruth Dodd Suggs; age 85 , of Gainesville born November 4, 1927 left her earthly home on July 16, 2013 at N.E. Georgia Medical Center room 1107 at 8:20 pm to go be with her L ...
Mr. Kevin Clark Forrester, 44, of Lula passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of Emory and Joyce Forrester. He was a member of Ho ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
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.