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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 ...
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.