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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 14th, 2015

Forsyth

Billy Thomas Burke, 57, Cumming
Billy Thomas Burke, age 57 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Jefferson and Dura Burke; two sisters, Dianne Fuss and ...
Betty Sue (Stewart) Stahl, 79, of Cumming, GA died on June 14, 2015 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Leachville, AR she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ludcia Stewart.& ...

Gwinnett

Ellen Stephens Moore, 77, Buford
Ellen “Mawmaw” Stephens Moore, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son, Ronnie Stephens; parents, Frank and Ire ...

Hall

J.W. Wade, 82, Lula
Mr. J.W. Wade, age 82, of Lula, GA passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 following an extended illness. He spent most of his life in Banks County and retired from Coca Cola Company ...
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