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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 22nd, 2015

Dawson

Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, Dawsonville
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 22, 2015 at Mesun Hospice following a period of declining health.Born December 6, 1951 in Macon, G ...

Forsyth

Josephine Thornton Ramsey, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-five years, Eddie Fred Ramsey. She is su ...

Hall

John David Garrett, Sr., 66, Braselton
John David Garrett, Sr., 66, of Braselton passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, ...
Karen Ann Freeman Cash, 57, of Lula passed away on March 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at ...
Mary Ruth Holcomb, 87, Georgetown. TX formerly of Gainesville
Mary Ruth Holcomb was born in Gainesville, Georgia to John Edward and Odell Allison. Ruth passed away Sunday, March 22nd, in Georgetown, Texas, where she has been living with her ...
Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 21, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Martin was born January 27, ...
Sarah Nell Howell Carter, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Nell Howell Carter, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday March 22, 2015. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March ...
T. Leroy Whiting, 87, Flowery Branch
Mr. T. Leroy Whiting, 87 of Flowery Branch died Sunday March 22, 2015 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Whiting was the son of the late E. Parks and Jean Eva ...
Thomas Ray White, 81, Lula
Mr. Thomas Ray White, 81, of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Jackson

Carl Elbert 'Coody' Gibbs, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Carl Elbert "Coody" Gibbs, age 67, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, March 22, 2015. Mr. Gibbs was bo ...
Ethel Ann Gary, 84, Commerce
Mrs.Ethel Ann Gary, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Landmark Hospital. Mrs. Gary was born in Commerce to the late William Thad and Bessie Snipes Pendergras ...

Lumpkin

Gracie 'Ruth' Cain, 73, Dahlonega
Gracie "Ruth" Cain, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015.She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and retired from Burlington Industries Pine ...

Stephens

Mrs. Betty Hitt Swords Garrison, age 91 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gainesville, Georgia.A daughter ...
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
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.