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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 14th, 2016

Banks

Bill C. Whitmire, 85, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bill C. Whitmire, age 85 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mr. Whitmire was born in Jackson Co ...

Habersham

Elma Jean Simpson, 67, Cornelia
Elma Jean Simpson, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Mrs. Simpson was born on February 5, 1949,  in Rabun County, Georgia to the late Sam ...

Hall

Jackie Sue Adams, 68, Gainesville
       Mrs. Jackie Sue Adams, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended i ...

Jackson

Susan Hardman Strickland, 69, Gillsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Susan Hardman Strickland, age 69 of Gillsville, Georgia who entered in to rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mrs. Strickland was born ...

Other

Jurelle Smith Webb, aged 80, died on June 14, 2016 after a four year battle with cancer.  She was recently preceded in death by her husband, Quincy.  Jurelle was born ...

Rabun

James Clayton McClain passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Mountain View Care Facility in Clayton, Georgia at the age of 100 and ½. He had celebrated his 100th  ...
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.