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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 11th, 2016

Banks

Paul Marvin Patton, 57, Lula
Paul Marvin Patton age 57 of Lula passed away Thursday Aug. 11, 2016 following an accident.   Mr. Patton was born Jan. 8, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Virgil Patton, ...

Forsyth

Mark Douglas Collett, 73, Cumming
Mark Douglas Collett, age 73, of Cumming, Ga, went to be with his Lord on August 11, 2016.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  Mark was a member o ...

Hall

Roberta Stephens Bone, 94, Gainesville
  Mrs. Roberta Stephens Bone age 94 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 11, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...
Annie Doris (Butler) Lee, 75, Gainesville
                Annie Doris (Butler) Lee, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at ...

Jackson

Paul Odell Hanley, 91, Commerce
Paul Odell Hanley, age 91 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday August 11, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.    Mr. Hanley was the son of the late Charlie Lee and M ...
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