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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 9th, 2016

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James Douglas Marsh, 82, Statham
Mr. James Douglas Marsh age 82 died September 09, 2016 with cancer. His career (Since 15 years old until retirement in his 60’s) was a painter and drywall finisher.  ...

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Sue Samples, 64, Cumming
Sue Samples, age 64, of Cumming went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, September 9, 2016.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...

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Nancy Louise Johnson, 77, Loganville
Nancy Louise Johnson, age 77, of Loganville passed away Friday, September 9, 2016.    Survivors include her sons Gary Johnson, Eddy Johnson, Darryl Johnson and Kenn ...
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