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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.