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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 13th, 2015

Forsyth

Wanda Buffington, 92, Cumming
Mrs. Wanda Buffington, 92, formerly of Avondale Estates, GA, passed away at Gracemont Assisted Living in Cumming, GA, Feb 11th, 2015.She was born October 30, 1922, in Pulaski Count ...

Gwinnett

Beverly Joan Link Moore, 77, of Buford, GA died on February 13, 2015. Born in Niles, OH she was the daughter of the late Buhel and Dorothea Link. Beverly earned her BA and MA from ...
Kelly Hanson Nash, 25, Buford
Kelly Hanson Nash, age 25, of Buford, GA formerly of Oneonta, AL passed away on February 8, 2015 in Buford, GA. He attended Auburn for four years and was employed by J. Alan Custo ...

Hall

Edell Viola Clark, 90, Gainesville
Edell Viola Clark, age 90, passed away Friday, February 13, 2013 after a brief illness.Mrs. Clark was born on May 3, 1924 in Gumbo, Missouri to the late Ed and Marie Steiner. She l ...
Merle D. Sims, 83, Gillsville
Mrs. Merle D. Sims, age 83 of Gillsville, Georgia, was called home on Friday, February 13, 2015 at her residence surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm ...

Jackson

Herwig Ring, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Herwig Ring, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 13, 2015.Mr. Ring was born in Germany, was a veteran of t ...

Lumpkin

Frederick "Fred" Byron Dyer, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, February 13, 2015.He was born and raised in Bulloch County, graduated from GA Tech where he also ...

Other

Jennifer Diane Rutledge, 37, Social Circle
Jennifer Diane Rutledge, age 37, of Social Circle passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhom ...
Moniqua Lasha Lowery, 41, Austell
Moniqua Lasha Lowery, age 41 of Austell, GA passed away on Feb. 13th. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Hunter Hill Baptist Church at 11am. Professional Services Entru ...
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69