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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 18th, 2013

Forsyth

Carlton Earvin Wilson, 55, Cumming
Carlton Earvin Wilson, age 55, of Cumming, passed away from complications due to lung cancer on Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was highly respected by his friends and family and alwa ...

Habersham

Albert Eugene "Gene" Roberts, age 80, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Gene ...

Hall

Blanche Keith, 92, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m. Wednesday August 21, 2013 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Blanche Shope Keith , 92, of Gainesville. Pastor David Bost will officiate. Inter ...
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel announces the death of Joseph Allen Keith Jr of Gainesville, Ga.Services to be announcedMemorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Dr. ...

Jackson

Anthony DeWayne Holt, 57, Hoschton
Anthony DeWayne Holt, age 57, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013. He is survived by his sons Shawn Young (Melanie) and Anthony S. Holt; daughter Lydia Holt; brother Do ...
Wayne Anglin, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Wayne Anglin, age 62, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013. Mr. Anglin was born in Athens, GA, a son to Mrs. Virgi ...

Lumpkin

Homer G. Williamson, 78, Dahlonega
Homer Williamson, age 78 of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following an extended illness. Graveside services are sche ...
Ronny Lee Porter, 66, Dahlonega
Ronny Lee Porter, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013, at his home, following a long illness.Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 2 ...
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