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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 14th, 2017

Dawson

Teresa Johnston, 66, Dawsonville
Teresa Johnston, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born June 13, 1951 in Knoxville ...

Habersham

Claudia McConnell Beck, 80, Cornelia
Claudia McConnell Beck, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Zelm ...
Mariela Diego, Inf, Cornelia
Mariela Diego, infant daughter of Diego Pedro and Juana Domingo of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Funeral Mass is scheduled for 3:20 PM Saturday, June 17, ...
Lucille Helton, 73, Mt. Airy
Lucille Chastain Helton, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Mrs. Helton was born on August 20, 1943 in Hiawassee, Georgia to the late Rob ...
Jay McNabb, 92, Baldwin
Jay McNabb, age 92 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at his residence.   Born in Oconee County, South Carolina on January 9, 1925, he was a son of the la ...

Hall

Larry Perkins, 73, Gainesville
Larry Perkins, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2017.  Mr. Perkins was born in Zebulon, Georgia to the late Ruby and Elijah Perkins. He ea ...

Jackson

Roger Wayne Cooper, 65, Braselton
Roger Wayne Cooper, age 65, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Memorials services will be held 6:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. &nb ...
Susann Royston, 60, Commerce
Mrs. Susann Royston, age 60 of Commerce died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Royston was born in Atlanta to the late, Wayne Lee and Bonnie Carol Phillips Smal ...

Rabun

Harold Donald Morris, 79, Clayton
Harold Donald Morris of Clayton, Georgia died on June 14, 2017. He was 79 years old. Harold was born to Robert and Lucille (Hannah) Morris on April 21, 1938 in Sumter, South Caroli ...

White

William Clyde Adams, 94, Cleveland
William Clyde Adams, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Mr. Adams was born January 6, 1923 in Walker County, GA to the late William Wesley Adams an ...
Charles Edward Barfield, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Barfield age 85 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barfield was born on February 29, 1932 to the ...
Edna Henderson, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Henderson,daughter of the late John Coleman and Beatrice Coleman. Edna passed awaypeacefully on June 14th, 2017, in Cleveland Georgia. Edna dedicatedher life to God and w ...
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