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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 9th, 2015

Dawson

Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, Dawsonville
Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, of Dawsonville passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 9, 2015 while in California. Born April 10, 1952 in Levan, Utah to the late William Otis and Hele ...

Forsyth

Lorine A. Brown, 79, Cumming
  Lorine A. Brown, 79 of Cumming Georgia died August 9, 2015 at 8:45 am from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. She is survived by her husband Charles Brown, her daughters &nb ...

Gwinnett

William A. “Bill” Storbeck, Sr., age 76 of Buford, GA died Sunday, August 9, 2015 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 15, 2015 a ...

Habersham

Betty Grindle Smith, 82, Clarkesville
Betty Grindle Smith, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1932 in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Math ...

Hall

Hazel Prosser, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Prosser, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.          ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Carolyn Norelius, age 85, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 7, 2015.   She was preceded in death by her husband John Burton Norelius, Jr.  Mrs. Noreliu ...

Lumpkin

Sherri Arlene Kinsler, 55, Dahlonega
Sherri Arlene Kinsler, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her home following a lengthy illness.   Sherri was born June 27, 1960 in Syracuse, ...
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