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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 21st, 2013

Banks

Winford L. Popphan, 69, Homer
Winford Lewis Popphan, Sr., age 69, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Popphan was born on September 3, 1943, in Heard County, Georgia; ...

Dawson

Elizabeth 'Liz' Bolton, 71, Dawsonville
Elizabeth "Liz" Bolton, age 71, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013. She loved to read and cook. Liz is preceded in death by her parents, Noah and Dorothy ...

Forsyth

Gladys Mildredge Williams, age 74, of Cumming, GA, went to be with the Lord Sunday July 21, 2013. Ms. Williams is preceded in death by her parents, Candler and Lindie Jones Hyde o ...

Habersham

Nicole Lee Allison Lenard, age 41 of Demorest, GA died Sunday, July 21, 2013 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton ...

Hall

Maude Minish "Mimi" Conner Allen, age 66 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
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