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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 6th, 2017

Forsyth

Patricia D. Hardy, known to family and friends as Tish, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Northside Hospital in Cumming, Georgia after a courageous battle against ...

Habersham

Chapella Lee Murphy Ferguson, age 77 of the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 06, 2017. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on December 21, 1939, she wa ...
Rolly B. Burton, 80, Cleveland
Rolly B. Burton, age 80, of Cleveland, formerly of Habersham County, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Rolly was born in Clarkesville to the late D.L. Burton and Ophelia Sisk ...
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, 93, Demorest
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, age 93, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.   Mrs. Fenner was born on November 15, 1923, in Helen, Georgia; a daughter of th ...

Stephens

Peggy Martin Nelson, 57, Toccoa
Peggy Martin Nelson, age 57 of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Smyrna, Georgia on December 22, 1959, she was a daughter of Carol Ann Cox Martin of Clarkesvil ...
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