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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 12th, 2015

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Carolyn Ann Auville, 53, Winder
Carolyn Ann Auville, age 53, of Winder passed away Monday, October 12, 2015.  Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother,daughter and sister.  Survivors include her h ...

Forsyth

Enrico F. (Rick) Festa, 86, Cumming
Enrico F. (Rick) Festa of Cumming, GA died on October 12, 2015 at the age of 86.  Rick was born in Elizabeth, NJ son of Felix and Carmella Festa.  Rick served in the US A ...
Maryanne Shannon Morgan, 63, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, October 12, 2015. She was a loving mother, faithful friend and avid equestrian. She loved gardening and animals. ...

Habersham

Ricky Neal Jones, 59, Baldwin
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Rev. Ricky Neal Jones, age 59 of Baldwin. Rev. Jones passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Hall

Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
On December 22, 1926, Mr. Isiah Wise was born to the late, Mr. and Mrs. Otis(Mary Dunn) Wise in Habersham County, Georgia.  On October 12, 2015, Mr. Wise stepped into eternal ...
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, Gainesville
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial Services will ...
Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, Fairburn, Ohio formerly of Gainesville
  Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., passed away, Monday, October 12, 2015, at her home following a period of declining health.&n ...
Felecie C. Miller, 94, Gainesville
Felecie C. Miller, 94,passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015. Born on August 23, 1921,  in Patterson, LA. she was a resident of New Iberia, LA., and she had lived in ...
Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
Isiah Wise, age 88, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on Monday. Memorial Services will be held on Friday at First Baptist Church at 11am.  Funeral Services have been entrusted ...

Jackson

Linda Elaine Baxter, 64, Commerce
  Mrs. Linda Elaine Baxter, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Omer Le ...
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks, 89, Commerce
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks passed away peacefully at home on October 12, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Janet was born on June 29, 1926, near Commerce, GA to James Jasper and Drucilla ...

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James Otis Crocker, Greenville
James Otis Crocker, 88, of Greenville, widower of Patricia “Patsy” Berry Crocker, died Monday, October 12, 2015. Born in Habersham County, GA, he was a son of the la ...

Stephens

Ruth Kennedy Bowen, 80, Toccoa
Mrs. Ruth Kennedy Bowen, age 80, formerly of Briarwood Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Hartwell, Georgia.   A daughter ...
Albert James Morrow, 93, Toccoa
Mr. Albert James Morrow, age 93 of 4870 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late John Nelson and ...
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.