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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 ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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