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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Ricky Hood, 58, Cumming
Ricky Hood, age 58 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was loved by his wife, children and grandchildren and l ...
Filomena Perez, 78, Cumming
Filomena Perez, age 78 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016.   Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 12th at 1:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gar ...
Mary Stevens Walls, 86, Cumming
Mary Stevens Walls, age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born to John F. and Ruth P. Stevens in Walton County, GA and grew up and was educated in Ga ...

Habersham

Frederick Bennett Mahan, Jr. age 89 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born in Trenton, New Jersey on ...
Jo Ann Nations Moore, 71, Clarkesville
Jo Ann Nations Moore, age 71 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on January 24, 1945, she was a daughter of the late William Ern ...

Hall

Mrs. Sheila Jeannette Reed Ferguson, age 58 of Clermont, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      &n ...
Herbert Edward Houston, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Herbert Edward Houston, age 79 of Gainesville, won the victory over Alzheimer’s Disease on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.      &nb ...
Charlene C. Jewett, 87, Gainesville
Charlene Coler Jewett passed quietly March 10, 2016 at Gainesville, GA.  Mrs. Jewett was born in Dayton, Ohio.  She married George Jewett February 5, 1948.  They w ...
Clara M. Sosebee, 85, Clermont
Clara M. Sosebee age 85 of Clermont ended her earthly journey quietly and peacefully at the beautiful home she loved for many years on Wednesday March 09, 2016 following an extende ...

Jackson

M.C. Gooch, 66, Braselton
M.C. Gooch, age 66, of Braselton passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Intermen ...

Lumpkin

Paul E. Manley, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Paul E. Manley of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016.  Mr. Manley was born May 31, 1928 in Danielsville, Georgia; he was the son of the late Jeffe ...

White

Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., 63, Cleveland
Joel Bradley Thurmond Sr., age 63 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Thurmond was born August 24, 1952 in Hiawassee to the late James ...
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
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.