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Obituaries & Related Stories

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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 15th, 2017

Dawson

John Hunter Franklin, 28, Dawsonville
John Hunter Franklin, 28, of Dawsonville went home to be with his Savior on Saturday April 15, 2017.  John is now free from the struggles of drugs, alcohol and the demons ...
Floyd Edward Thomas, 87, Dawsonville
Mr. Floyd Edward Thomas, age 87, of Dawsonville passed away on Saturday April 15, 2017 in Ellijay following a brief illness.           Funeral Services ...

Stephens

Geneva Fowler Rogers, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Geneva Fowler Rogers, age 82, of Oak Valley Road in Toccoa passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.  A daughter of ...
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
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.