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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 7th, 2014

Gwinnett

Richard B. Smith, 82, Buford
Retired fireman Richard B. Smith, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on March 7, 2014. He was survived by his wife of forty-four years, Theo Holcomb Smith, Buford, GA; children, Sh ...

Hall

Doris Jones Chandler, 82, Gainesville
Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday March 10, 2014 in Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery for Doris Jones Chandler age 82 of Gainesville. The Rev. Marshall D ...
J. B. Williamson, 90, Gainesville
J. B. Williamson, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services to be announced by Memorial Park Fun ...
Jerry Richard Walls, 70, Gainesville
Jerry Richard Walls, 70, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014. As he entered into Heaven, he was at his home, surrounded by his family who loved him dearly ...
John Ben Williamson, 90, Gainesville
John Ben (J.B.) Williamson, age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Marc ...
Lamar Charles Stowers, 55, Gainesville
Lamar Charles Stowers, age 55 of Gainesville passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an ­­extended illness.Funeral services are s ...
Roger Anthony Williams, 60, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roger Anthony Williams, age 60, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014 at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. ...

Jackson

Timothy Matthew Osborn, 35, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Timothy Matthew Osborn 35 of Commerce who died March 7, 2014. He was the son of Donna Carlan Osborn and the late Huston Wayne Osborn. He w ...

Other

Cheryl Sheppard Kniffen, 53, LaGrange
Cheryl Sheppard Kniffen passed away surrounded by her loved ones at home on March 7, 2014. Her death was the result of a fourteen year battle with breast cancer. She was 53. > > ...

Rabun

Peggy Juanita Haslett Hamby Collins died following a short battle with Chronic Myleomonacytic Leukemia on Friday, March 7, 2014. Born May 30, 1943, in Gainesville, GA, she grew up ...
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