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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 26th, 2013

Forsyth

Florence L. Averso, 92, Cumming
Florence L. Averso passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd. She was truly a remarkable lady and was deeply loved by all who knew her. Her family mourns her loss, but is rejoicing tha ...
Joe Edward Vaughn, 50, Cumming
With great sadness, Friday, July 26, 2013 marked the early end to the life of Joe Edward Vaughn, 50, of Cumming, GA. A good man, a caring son, a beloved brother and a friend to ma ...

Habersham

James 'Jim' Bennett Hoyle, 88, Clarkesville
Memorial services for James "Jim" Bennett Hoyle, age 88, of Clarkesville, will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Will ...

Hall

Memorial services for Mr. William George Moon age 62 of Lula ,GA will be held Monday, July 29, 2013, 1:00pm at Springfield Baptist Church, 6155 Hammon Street Lula, GA. Rev. Arthur ...

Jackson

Dorothy Watkins Chastain, 76, Jefferson
Dorothy Watkins Chastain, age 76, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 26, 2013.She is survived by her daughter Judy Chastain (Randy Wright); sons Glenn Chastain and Michael Chas ...
Herman Allen Spivey, 58, Braselton
Herman Allen Spivey, age 58 of Braselton, went to ride with the motorcycle Gods on Friday, July 26, 2013 following a sudden illness. Memorial service ...
Thomas Knox 'Tom' Hancock, 64, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Knox "Tom" Hancock, 64 of Jefferson, Ga., who passed away Thursday July 25, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family ...

Lumpkin

Cameron James Fullerton, 18, Dahlonega
Cameron James Fullerton, 18, of Dahlonega passed away Friday July 26, 2013. Mr. Fullerton was born August 3, 1994 and had been a resident of Lumpkin County for most of his life. M ...

Other

David Lewis Bray, Jr., 75, Athens
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces arrangements for David Lewis Bray, Jr. age 75 of Athens, GA who passed away Friday July 26, 2013 at his home after an extended illness. A nat ...

Stephens

Young Isaac Cathey, 73, Toccoa
Funeral services for Young Isaac Cathey, age 73 of Toccoa will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Paul Flynn and Dr. Don Drawdy wi ...
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