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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 19th, 2014

Banks

John William Bryant, 95, Gillsville
Mr. John William Bryant, age 95, formerly of Chamblee, GA, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at his residence in Gillsville, GA. A Memorial Service is s ...
Owen Stanley Martin, age 70, of Alto, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Mr. Martin was born February 17, 1944, in Hall County to the late Vernon and Bernice Martin. He ...

Barrow

Harold W. Cheek, 64, Auburn
Harold W. Cheek, age 64, of Auburn, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Montine Patrick Smith; grandparents, Allen and Alene Pa ...

Forsyth

Anita Sweet, 53, Cumming
Anita Sweet, age 53, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at her residence in Cumming. Anita was a loving wife and mother who loved "Gone With the Wind" and the &quo ...
Gheorghe Saijin, 29, Cumming
Gheorghe Saijin, age 29, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Gheorghe was born September 19, 1985 in Moldova and has lived in Cumming for the past two ye ...
Josefa Stockl, 96, Cumming
Josefa Stockl, age 96, was born March 10th, 1918. She passed away on November 19th, 2014.She was survived by her daughter, Maggie Swafford of Cumming GA; son, Walter and Becky Sto ...
Vee Jay Cox, 69, Cumming
Vee Jay Cox, 69, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Vee Jay owned and operated Cox and Son Auto Service in Fayetteville, N.C. for over 20 years. Before that, he ...

Gwinnett

Melvin O. Lewallen, 83, Buford
Mr. Melvin O. Lewallen, age 83, of Buford, formerly of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Private Family G ...

Hall

Paul Walter Daniels,, 92, Gainesville
Paul Walter Daniels, 92, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Paul was a wonderful, loving father. He has a twin sister Pauline. He is preceded in death by hi ...

Other

Mary Ellen Kurtz, 86, Athens
Mary Ellen Kurtz, age 86, of Athens passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.o ...
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