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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 15th, 2015

Dawson

James R. King, 78, Dawsonville
James R. King, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 at The Oaks at Hampton following a period of declining health.Born September 3, 1936 in Pierce County, Georgia, ...

Forsyth

Dean Pruitt, 77, Cumming
Dean Pruitt, age 77 and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. He was a deacon and member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He served as past Presi ...

Hall

Mrs. Barbara Evelyn Satterfield McDonald, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Gr ...
Deborah Dover, 62, Gainesville
Deborah Dover age 62 of Gainesville passed away on Sunday March 15, 2015 15, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral ...
Eleanor Harris, 87, Gainesville
Eleanor Harris passed away on March 15, 2015 at the skilled nursing area of Lanier Village Estates after an extended illness. Eleanor was born September 27. 1927 in Simpson, Pa. Sh ...
Nancy Dianne Jones, 67, Talmo
Nancy Dianne Jones age 67 of Talmo passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 following an extended illness. She was born in Marietta, Georgia and was preceded in death by her father, Olen ...
Pearl Irene Brookshire, 91, Gainesville
Pearl Irene Brookshire, age 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. Pearl was a great cook, had a passion for gardening and enjoyed the beauty of her flowers. ...

Lumpkin

Linda Sue Works, 67, Dahlonega
Linda Sue Works, age 67, was born January 11, 1948 and went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at her Hall County residence following an extended illness surrounded ...

Other

Jim Craft, 70, Watkinsville
Mr. Jim Craft, age 70, of Watkinsville, Georgia passed away March 15, 2015. A native of Statham, Georgia, he was a son of the late Herbert and Nell Evans Craft. Mr. Craft was ...
William (Willie) Hickey, 57, Marietta
William (Willie) Hickey 57 of Marietta, Ga passed away on Sunday March 15th, 2015.Visitation will be from 12-2pm on Friday March 20th, 2015 at St. Brendan's Catholic Church in ...

White

Betty Sue Nix, 82, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Betty Sue Nix, age 82 of Cleveland. Mrs Nix passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015.Funeral services are scheduled for 2: ...
Cecily McRee Hamilton, 16, Cleveland
Miss Cecily McRee Hamilton, age 16 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Cleveland, Georgia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
Taylor Scott Swing, 18, Cleveland
Taylor Scott Swing, age 18 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Taylor was born on October 30, 1996 in Habersham County to Jeffery and Sara Lynn Avery Swing. He wa ...
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