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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 1st, 2017

Forsyth

  Walter Everett Mason, Jr. (Walt), age 48, of Cumming, GA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He is preceded in death by his brother, Teddy Mason. He ...

Habersham

Sherry Howington Franklin, age 61, of Cornelia passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2017.   Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 13, 1956, Mrs. Franklin was th ...
Betty Ivester Frye Franklin, 80, Clarkesville
Betty Ivester Frye Franklin, age 80, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Mrs. Franklin was born on January 10, 1937, in Turnerville, Georgia, to th ...
Merrell Watson, 83, Cornelia
Merrell Watson, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 01, 2017. Born in Jackson County, Florida on March 21, 1934, he was a son of the late Connie & Ell ...
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