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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 24th, 2015

Dawson

Omar Bradley Orr, 65, Jacksonville, Fl. formerly of Dawsonville
Omar Bradley Orr, 65, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Monday August 24, 2015. Born October 12, 1949 to the late William and Emma Orr, he lived in Dawso ...

Gwinnett

Linda Marie Morgan, 64, Sugar Hill
Linda Marie Morgan, age 64, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015. Ms. Morgan was born on September 21, 1950 in Clarkesville, Georgia to William Dorsey ...

Habersham

William Hal Ellison, Jr., 80, Clarkesville
William Hal Ellison, Jr., age 80, of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, August 24, 2015.   Born on June 9, 1935 in Clarkesville, Georgia, he was the son of the late Willi ...

Hall

Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday August 28, 2015 at the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jeanine Gilstrap age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Norris ...
Elizabeth D. Rail, 67, Clermont
Funeral services for, Elizabeth D. Rail age 67 of Clermont, will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday August 26, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Dewberry Bapt ...

Stephens

Mrs. Evelyn Blanche McClain English, age 72 of Toccoa Georgia passed away Monday, August 24, 2015 peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. A daughter of the late Curtis ...

White

William Lamar Hood, 68, Cleveland
William Lamar Hood, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away on August 24, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Hood was born on January 20, 1947, in Cleveland, GA, to the late ...
Betty Jane Ligon, 87, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jane Ligon, age 87 of Cleveland. Mrs. Ligon passed away Monday, August 24, 2015. Born in St. Louis, MO on ...
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