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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 8th, 2014

Gwinnett

Francisco L. Gamez, 39, Sugar Hill
Mr. Francisco L. Gamez, age 39, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Patricia Rawlins Gamez, Sugar Hill, GA; ch ...
Mr. Frederick Larios Piedra, age 34, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Roxxanne Piedra, Buford, GA; children, Brianna Piedra and ...

Habersham

Stan L. Turpin, 78, Tallulah
Stan L. Turpin, age 78 of Tallulah Falls, Georgia passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, September 8, 2014.Mr. Turpin was born on July 13, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennesse ...

Hall

Joan Manley Altmayer, 97, Gainesville
Joan Manley Altmayer, 97, formerly of Miami, Blowing Rock, NC and currently resided in Gainesville, Georgia, passed away quietly in her sleep on September 8, 2014. Joan was born i ...
Linton Cleveland Brewer Jr., 90, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday September 10, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Linton Cleveland Brewer Jr., age 90 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl ...
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
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