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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 26th, 2015

Habersham

Bart Thrasher, 47, Cornelia
  Bart Thrasher, age 47, of Cornelia, Georgia, and formerly of Buford, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Mr. Thrasher was born on July 14, 1968 i ...
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, age 62, of Clarkesville, will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel wit ...

Hall

      Mrs. Paralee Hazel Jones Anderson, age 80 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday Afternoon, August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followi ...
Crystal M. DeLong, 34, Flowery Branch
Ms. Crystal M. DeLong, age 34, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 surrounded by family, following an extended battle with cancer.   Funeral Service ...
Maria Teresa Garcia, 63, Gillsville
Maria Teresa Garcia, age 63, of Gillsville, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Brenda Kay Graves, 70, Gainesville
Memorial services for, Brenda Kay Graves age 70 of Gainesville, Ga.  will be held September 5, 2015, at 3:00 pm in Strickland funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Michael Dickens and ...
Helen Marie Parker, 87, Gainesville
               Helen Marie Parker, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residen ...

Jackson

Tony Scott Whitlock, 46, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Tony Scott Whitlock, age 46 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Ath ...

Lumpkin

Mark Anthony Littleton, 51, Dahlonega
Mark Anthony Littleton, age 51, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Dahlonega. Mark was a native of Lumpkin County and except for his time in ...

Stephens

Ricky Cheek, 53, Eastanollee
Mr. Ricky Cheek, age 53 of 650 Silver Shoals Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Alton and Bonnie Fay Simpson C ...
Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, 77, Eastonellee
Mrs. Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, age 77 of 297 Buena Vista Drive Extension, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A d ...

White

Floyd Head, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Floyd Head age 88, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 26, 2015 at Northeast Ga Medical Center.  Mr. Head was born in White County the son of the late Doctor Gile ...
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