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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 12th, 2017

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Nancy Abbott Smith, 82, Maysville
Mrs. Nancy Abbott Smith, age 82, of Maysville died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Smith was born in Decatur, GA to the late, William Walter and Eula Lowery ...

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Geraldine Oliver, 85, Lula
Geraldine Oliver  10/31/1931-02/12/2017    Funeral service will be 2 p.m Wednesday, February, 15, 2017 at the Calvery Cross Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerr ...
Denese Rene Bouland, 60, Gainesville
Denese Rene Bouland, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Ch ...
Mr. Roy Douglas McWhorter, 62, of Lula passed away February 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.         ...
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