Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2016
Mrs. Nelia l. Cannup, 83, of Gainesville died August 31, 2016. A native of Hall County, Mrs. Canupp worked at Mt. Vernon Mills (formally known as Regal) and was a member of Oak G ...
Ms. Jamie Carlee Twitty, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.
Funeral services are schedule ...
Martha Spruill, 92, of Atlanta, GA and Highlands, NC, died August 31, 2016 at The Mann House Assisted Living in Atlanta, GA.
She is survived by her husband, Hugh ...
Mr. Fred Robert Edmonds, Sr., age 68 of 254 Rumsey Avenue, Toccoa, Georgia passed Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence.
A son of the late Rev. John Barnett Edmonds and Et ...
Mr. Dillard Eugene Savage, age 55 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence.
A son of the late Eulus and Cora Lee Morris Savage, he was born April 8, 196 ...
Mr. William C. Webb, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mr. Webb was born on November 12, 1950, in Clayton, Georgia, ...
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