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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Jesse Clifford Hawkins, 35, Cumming
Jesse Clifford Hawkins, age 35 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 Memorial services will be held Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at Ingram Funeral Home Cha ...
Bobby Dooley, Cumming
Bobby Dooley passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a soul searcher in life. Bobby is preceded in death by his pa ...

Habersham

George Garland Gibson, 94, Clarkesville
Mr. George Garland Gibson, age 94 of 139 Dee Cee Drive, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Lon and Mary Ann Burch Gi ...

Hall

Albert Lee May, Jr, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Albert Lee May, Jr., 81 of Gainesville died Monday October 10, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, Mr. May was the son of the late Albert ...

Jackson

Raymond Dowe Harvel, 77, Commerce
Mr. Raymond Dowe Harvel, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Harvel was born in Herrin, IL to the late Elmer and Edna Brad ...

Lumpkin

Johnnie Gay Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Johnnie Gay Peck, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 10, 2016. Mrs. Peck was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, a homemaker, and member of Cavender Creek Baptis ...

White

Starla Marie Towe, 25, Cleveland
Starla Marie Towe, age 25, of Cleveland passed away Monday October 10, 2016.  Starla was born in Habersham County the daughter of Keith Pardue and the late Samantha Morgan ...
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