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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Nellie Mary Howarth, 72, Cumming
Nellie Mary Howarth, age 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 28, 2016, at her residence. Nellie was born in Burgaw, North Carolina in 1944, to the late Sam and Mary Vdovich. Sh ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Lanette Painter, 80, of Buford, GA died on June 28, 2016.  Born in Atlanta, GA she was the daughter of the late George and Ollie Johnson. Barbara had a varied caree ...

Habersham

Sylvia Lietch Beauchamp age 78, of Toccoa and Cleveland passed away Monday June 28, 2016.  Mrs. Beauchamp was born in Dekalb County the daughter of the late John Thomas and ...

Hall

Corrie Crook Nix, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Corrie Crook Nix, 98 of Chicopee died Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Nix had lived in Hall County for ...
Walter Max Eichenberger, 90, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Max Eichenberger, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Memorial services ...

Jackson

Darrell E. Kennedy, 61, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Darrell E. Kennedy, age 61, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Mr. Kennedy was born in Louisville, ...
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, Pendergrass
Lon Hackett Minier, 76, of Pendergrass, Georgia, died June 18, 2016, at the hospital in Gainesville, Georgia, after complications associated with esophageal cancer.    ...

Other

Edith Marie Cooley, 88, Alpharetta
Edith Marie Cooley, 88, of Alpharetta, GA died on June 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice.  Born in Unadilla, GA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah Robbins ...
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