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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 9th, 2015

Forsyth

Donald Thomas Hamrick, 73, Cumming
Donald Thomas Hamrick, age 73, of Cumming, GA gained his angel wings Wednesday, December 9th, 2015.  Donald faithfully served our country in the National Guard. Donnie was a g ...
  Georgia Patrolene (Pat) Watson, age 78, of Cumming, passed away on December 9, 2015. Pat was named Georgia Patrolene because she was the first child born to the first cla ...

Habersham

Thongsy Inhkeo, 65, Cornelia
Thongsy Inhkeo, age 65, of Cornelia, passed away at her residence Tuesday, December 8, 2015. Mrs. Inhkeo was born in Saravanh, Laos on December 19, 1949 to the late Khao and Ra ...
Danny D. Phillips, 57, Cornelia
Danny Dwight Phillips, age 57 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Born in Hall County on March 31, 1958, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Lee Dill P ...

Hall

Reverend James L. Yopp, Jr, 80, Gainesville
      In the quiet, still moments of the evening of December 9, 2015, Reverend James l. Yopp, Jr., passed from this world and met the one that he served fo ...

Jackson

Gene Allen, 77, Commerce
Mr. Gene Allen, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at Landmark Hospital. Mr. Allen was born in Commerce to the late Sam Verner and Mozelle Wood Allen. He was ...

White

Phillip Eugene Chastain, 84, Cleveland
Phillip Eugene Chastain age 84, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday December 9, 2015  Mr. Chastain was born in Robertstown Georgia the son of the late Andrew Marlin and Mae ...
Charles M. Sorrow, 88, Simpsonville, SC formerly of Cleveland
  Charles M. Sorrow age 88, of Simpsonville SC formerly of Cleveland passed away Wednesday December 9, 2015. Mr. Sorrow was born in Atlanta Georgia the son of the late J ...
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