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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 6th, 2014

Forsyth

Hoyt L. Fowler, 93, Buford
Mr. Hoyt L. Fowler, 93, of Buford, GA passed away on April 6, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Lula Mae Thornton Fowler. He is survived by his daug ...

Habersham

REV. JAMES ALEXANDER (JIM) CLARKE, age 76, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, surrounded by his family.Born in Fulton County on August 15, 1937, he was a son of the la ...

Hall

Charles Rudez Nix, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Rudez Nix, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Willowood Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Jean Brock Herron, 72, Gainesville
Jean Brock Herron, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 6, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for ...
Lizzie Mae Posten, 88, Murrayville
Mrs. Lizzie Mae Posten, 88 of Murrayville died Sunday April 6, 2014 at home peacefully in her sleep.Funeral services will be Wednesday April 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of L ...
Polly Henderson Myrick, 101, Gainesville
Mrs. Polly Henderson Myrick, age 101 years young, of Gainesville, previously of Decatur, GA, passed away peacefully at her home on April 5, 2014.Polly was born in Aerial, Habersham ...

Jackson

Betty Gene Shoffeitt, 65, Braselton
Betty Gene Shoffeitt, age 65 of Braselton, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at New Horizon's Limestone following an extended illness. A ...
Brenda Ann Rider, 48, Commerce
Brenda Ann Rider, age 48 of Commerce, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at BJC Hospital in Commerce, following a brief illness. Funeral services are sched ...

Rabun

Dorothy Ann Shaw Johnson, 74, of Clayton, GA passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at her residence.She was born on Long Island, NY and was the daughter of Arthur Shaw and Lois Crotwel ...
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
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.