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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Ben Ed Bramblett, 80, Cumming
Ben Ed Bramblett, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was a member of Orange United Methodist Church. Ben Ed was an avid hobbyist of coin collecting and& ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Russell, 69, Buford
Elizabeth Russell, age 69 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...

Habersham

V. L. Lovell, 96, Batesville
Mr. V. L. Lovell, age 96, of Batesville passed away on April 28, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Lovell was born on May 14, 1919 in Habersham County, Georgia, to the l ...
Jacqueline Wilson, 70, Alto
Jacqueline Wilson age 70 of Alto passed away Thursday April 28, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 2, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment w ...

Hall

Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds,, 67, Gainesville
 Ms. Vicki Peeples Allen Edmonds, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 28, 2016.      A memorial service i ...
Dr. Robert C. Grant, 83, Gainesville
  Dr. Robert C. Grant passed away on April 28th at 83 years of age.  Dr. Grant was a kind man who served countless patients for 40 years through his medical practic ...
Mary Colleen Poole Howard, 89, Gainesville
    Mrs. Mary Colleen Poole Howard age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016. Graveside services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Monday, May ...

Jackson

Joe Dennis Garrison, 68, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joe Dennis Garrison, age 68 of Maysville, Georgia,  who entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016.  Mr. Garrison was born i ...
Mary Bell Hayes, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Bell Hayes (Witt) was born in Jefferson, GA to the late Rate Moss and Woodie Witt.  Mrs. Hayes moved to Cincinnati, Ohio for many years where she met her late husban ...
Robert Edward Lee, 66, Hoschton
Robert Edward Lee, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, April 25, 2016.  Robert was a Vietnam Army Veteran, he was a minister of the Gospel, he collected antiques, he was a ...
James Larry Lord, 76, Commerce
Mr. James Larry Lord, age 76, of Commerce died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Lord was born in Commerce to the late, James Woodie and Margare ...

Lumpkin

Billy Richard Johnson, 66, Dahlonega
Billy Richard Johnson passed away at his home in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the age of 66. Bill is predeceased by his parents, Delvin and Anna Johnson, his bro ...
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