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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 1st, 2016

Habersham

Don Patterson, 84, Batesville
Don Patterson, age 84, of the Batesville Community, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, August 1, 2016, following a sudden illness.   Mr. Patterson was born on October ...

Hall

John R. “Jack” Coffey, 93, Gainesville
Mr. John R. “Jack” Coffey, age 93, passed away on August 1, 2016, in Gainesville, Georgia.  He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Janice S. Coffey.  ...

Jackson

Mrs. Frances Lucille Cowart Haggard, age 95, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, August 1, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Haggard was born in Nicholson to the late Frank and Clara Bel ...

White

Patricia Marie Spence "Pat" Norris passed away on August 1st, 2016 at her home in Cleveland, Georgia. She was born February 16th, 1945 in Bradley, Arkansas.  Ms. P ...
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