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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 29th, 2014

Dawson

Sally Burt, 99, Dawsonville
Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born January 2, 1915 in Blairsville, ...

Forsyth

James "Jim" Thomas Voerg, Sr., age 60, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 29, 2014. Born in Strongsville, OH, a suburb of Cleveland, he is preceded in death by his par ...

Hall

Glenn W. Spooner, 68, Gainesville
Glenn W. Spooner, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Spooner was born May 5, 1946 in Beaver Falls, PA to the late G ...

Jackson

Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, 55, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, age 55 of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 29, 2014.Ms. Shumake was born in Wind ...

Lumpkin

Cindy Denise Mobley Chapman, 48 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at her residence. She is survived by her children, Son, Brett Kidd of Newnan, GA and Mariss ...

Other

Justin Michael Miles, 23, Alpharetta
Justin Michael Miles, 23 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on August 29, 2014. He is preceded in death by paternal grandparents Horace and Violet Miles and maternal grandfather Robert ...
Timothy Hal Burnette, 57, Marietta
Mr. Timothy Hal Burnette, age 57 of 2574 Cedar Canyon Drive, Marietta, GA, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hospice of Atlanta. The son of Ruby Cash Burnette Shafer and the l ...
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