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Stephen Paul Ford, 28, Winder
Stephen Paul Ford, age 28 of Winder passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...

Forsyth

William Clarence Cooper, Sr., 63, of Cumming, GA died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was born on September 25, 1949 i ...

Habersham

Barry Allen "Bear" Williams, age 57, of Alto, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Atlanta Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Williams was born January ...
John C. Tatum, 91, Batesville
Funeral services for John C. Tatum, age 91, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, September 16, 2013 from the Providence Baptist Church. Dr. ...
Louise Blaine Bonner, 92, Clarkesville
Louise Blaine Bonner, age 92, of Clarkesville died September 8, 2013 at her residence.Born on March 16, 1921 in Berkley, California Mrs. Bonner was the daughter of the late Clarenc ...

Hall

Mr. William Elonzo "Billy" Hood, Jr., age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on September 13, 2013 following an extended illness. A celebration of his life is planne ...
Winston J. Haygood, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Winston J. Haygood, Sr., age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Doris Haygood, Decatur, GA. H ...

Jackson

George 'Ronnie' Wilkes, 64, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for George "Ronnie" Wilkes age 64 of Commerce who passed away Friday September 13th, 2013. Mr. Wilkes was born in Jackson County to t ...
Peggy Jo Young, 77, Cumming
Peggy Jo Young, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Peggy was born in Monticello, GA to Arthur D. and Bessie R ...

Other

Cheyenne Gabrielle Heard, age 17, of Canton, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Cheyenne was a senior at Creekview High School. Her senior project was called Tying up Cancer ...

Union

Sarah Jean Farmer, 68, Suches
Sarah Jean Farmer, age 68 of Suches, GA, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Born on March 11, 1945, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of Maude Thompson Broome of Demores ...

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Wilborn Marion Nix, 86, Cleveland
Wilborn Marion Nix, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Nix was born November 22, 1926 in Cleveland to the late Mar ...
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