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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 4th, 2015

Forsyth

Anthony Vincent Madda, 74, Cumming
Anthony Vincent Madda, 74, of Cumming, GA, passed away on October 4, 2015. Anthony was a member of St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church and is also a Veteran of the United Sta ...
Jerlene P. Martin, 82, Cumming
Jerlene P. Martin, age 82, of Cumming passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Embracing Hospice.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by ...

Hall

Montine Henson Ledbetter, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Montine Henson Ledbetter, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at The Oaks of Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Bill Nance, 72, Flowery Branch
  Bill Nance, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Bill was healthy, active, and full of life when h ...
     Mrs. Shirley Louise Leslie Tercero, age 79 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.   & ...

Jackson

Hughie Ray Johnson, 48, Hoschton
Hughie Ray Johnson, age 48, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015.  A memorial service will be held 6:00 pm Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel, 4532 Hwy 53 ...
Yvonne Minish, 80, Commerce
              Mrs. Yvonne Minish, age 80 of Commerce died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.& ...

Lumpkin

Phillip "Yank" Stobaugh, 61, Dahlonega
Philip “Yank” Stobaugh, age 61, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   “Yank&rd ...

Stephens

Marvin Lee Heaton, 55, Toccoa
Mr. Marvin Lee Heaton, age 55 of 81 Robin Place, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at his residence.   A son of Frances Ramsey Heaton and the late Harold Lewis ...
Memorial services for Ronald “Ron” N. Ringer, age 73 of Toccoa will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 4:00 PM from the Level Grove Baptist Church in Cornelia with ...

White

Sara Jones Davis, 88, Cleveland
Sara Jones Davis, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Davis was born April 29, 1927 in Columbus, GA to the late Ezekiel Candler Jones ...
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