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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 11th, 2014

Gwinnett

Adam C. Almas, 44, Suwanee
Adam C. Almas, age 44, of Suwanee, GA passed away on April 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Amy Oberlin Almas, Suwanee, GA; children, Zachary Almas, Suwanee, ...

Habersham

Elaine Allen Burton, 74, Clarkesville
Elaine Allen Burton, age 74, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Burton was born on May 31, 1939 in Cla ...
Shirley Ann Watts Welborn, 74, Clarkesville
Shirley Ann Watts Welborn, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Welborn was born on October 11, 1940, in ...

Hall

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday April 14, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Hubert Franklin "Junior" Turner, 80, of Gainesville. The Rev. Wi ...
Jean Marie Butts, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Jean Marie Butts, age 83, of Gainesville passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services and Interment will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 ...
Mr. Robert Roger Oliver, age 90, of Lula passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Mr. Oliver was born in Hall County on July 13, 1923 to Robert Arnold Oliver and Bessie Rogers Oliver. ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher "Chris" Damon Garrett, age 35, of Commerce, who entered into rest Friday, April 11, 2014.Mr. Garrett was born in ...
John Eugene Purcell, 53, Commerce
Mr. John Eugene Purcell, age 53, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Purcell was born in Gainesville to the late Gene and Elizabeth ...

Lumpkin

Donna Faye Kirkpatrick, 53, Dahlonega
Donna Faye Kirkpatrick, age 53 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Friday April 11, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday April 15, 2 ...

Other

Addie Belle Shirley Cason, 99, Stockbridge
Addie Belle Shirley Cason, 99, of Stockbridge passed away at Ditas Hospice Hospital in Stockbridge following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 15, 201 ...
James Howard Tyler, 67, Chatsworth
Mr. James Howard Tyler age 67 of Chatsworth, passed away Friday April 11, 2014.Mr. Tyler was preceded in death by his parents, John Lester Tyler, Sr. and Leona Free Tyler; a son, J ...
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.
Funeral set for Morgan Concrete founder, former Toccoa commissioner
Toccoa businessman and former City Commissioner and Mayor Ferrell Morgan will be remembered in funeral services Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer has died at age 89
Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honored the grand, good-humored tradition of the Crescent City, has died
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