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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 11th, 2014

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Celso Rivera, 98, Auburn
Celso Rivera, age 98 of Auburn, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. The f ...

Forsyth

Joseph Murphy Eudy, 88, Cumming
Joseph Murphy Eudy, age 88 of Cumming, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. He was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was preced ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Flora Lawrence Hudgins, age 95, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Hudgins. She is survived by her daughter and ...
J. R. 'Joe' Spence, Jr, 84, Sugar Hill
J. R. "Joe" Spence, Jr., age 84, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, July 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-one years, Mrs. Bill Brogdon Spenc ...

Habersham

Betty Jean McConnell Underwood, age 80, of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at her residence.Born in Habersham County on July 1, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Pa ...

Hall

Frank Hennington Nix, Jr., 75, Gainesville
Frank Hennington Nix, Jr. beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend died suddenly on Friday, July 11, 2014. He was born February 27, 1939 in Greenville, MS. Frank, a ...
Mildred Irvin Bray, 85, Gainesville
Mildred Ophelia (Irvin) Bray of Gainesville, Georgia and Maysville, Georgia lost her long and courageous battle with health issues on July 11, 2014. She will be remembered as a lo ...
Ora Frances Brown, 91, Clermont
Ora Frances Brown, 91, of Clermont passed away July 11, 2014 at her residence. She was the daughter of Claud and Hazel Hulsey. She was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church. She r ...
Raymond Myron Reed, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Raymond Myron Reed, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Su ...
Virginia Turpin, 80, Lula
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia announces the death of Virginia Turpin, age 80 of Lula, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and wi ...

Jackson

Scott Douglas Casper, age 51 of Talmo, Georgia, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Tracey Lee Shoufler, 56, Pendergrass
Ms. Tracey Lee Shoufler, age 56, of Pendergrass, GA died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Shoufler was born in Oak Park, IL to Betty Highfield Shou ...

Lumpkin

Wayne Painter, 72, Dahlonega
Wayne Painter, 72, of Dahlonega passed away Friday July 11, 2014 at his residence following a period of declining health.Born November 5, 1941 in Dawson County to the late Charlie ...

Other

"Smiley" Margaret Elaine Hughes Wise, age 62, of Villa Rica, Georgia died Friday, July 11, 2014."Smiley" was born and raised in Dahlonega, Georgia and had lived ...
Virginia Charlene Head, 72, Greensboro
Virginia Charlene Head, age 72, of Greensboro, Georgia died Friday, July 11, 2014 following an extended illness.Virginia was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and had lived the p ...
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