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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 12th, 2016

Dawson

Susie Lee Chester, 87, Dawsonville
Susie Lee Chester, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 11, 2016 at Pruitt Health in Jasper following a period of declining health. Born March 25, 1929 to the late Earnest ...

Gwinnett

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Scott Alexander “Alex” Shead, age 52, of Suwanee, who passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Mr. Shead was born in Los Ang ...

Hall

Blanche Amelia Browning, 92, Gainesville
                Blanche Amelia Browning, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 ...

Lumpkin

Roy Carr, 38, Dahlonega
Roy A. Carr, age 38 of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Mr. Carr was born January 1, 1978 in Clare, MI to Roy “Ed” Carr and Linda Smith Carr. Roy was a ...
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