Local Obits for Thu. May 29th, 2014
Michael Bland Lewis, age 71, received his final reward of eternal peace on May 29, 2014 after a two year illness. Michael Bland was born on April 3, 1943 in Atlanta, GA. He was pr ...
Mrs. Juanita Davis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Davis, Jr. She is survived by her children, Mela ...
Frances Maria Morris Elrod Mote, age 81 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 23, 1933, she was a da ...
Harold Theodore Eide, age 79, of Demorest, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014.Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 29, 1935, he was a son of the late Anton Eide and Ella Enger E ...
James Pearson Tyler, age 86 of Alto, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on September 16, 1927, he was a son of the late Harve Tyler and Mart ...
James William York, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 following a brief illness.Mr. York was born on January 14, 1925 in Rabun County, Georgia; so ...
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Prickett Edwards Parks of Gainesville, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Parks was born in Walnut Grove, AL., but had lived most of her li ...
Sandra Gall Cleveland, age 64, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014. Sandra was an artist who loved the mountains, nature, the beach and motorcycling. She worked for 29 ...
Bernice Crane Forziati, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Forziati was born December 24, 1929 in Madison County to th ...
Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, of Clayton, GA, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born August 10, 1934 in Habersham County and was the son of Wa ...
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