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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Rebecca Burruss, 69, Cumming
Rebecca J. Burruss, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 7, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brooks and Emma Ava Johnson. She was a member of Coal Mountai ...

Habersham

Mary Virginia Hudgins Lamb, age 68, of Alto, Georgia, formerly of Decatur, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2011, at her residence. Those wishing to express online condol ...

Hall

LaVonne M. Free, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. LaVonne M. Free, age 70, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Friday, October 07, 2011 at her residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for 4:00 pm ...
Marie E. Pettit, 86, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 9, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mrs. Marie E. Pettit, 86, of Gainesville. The Rev. Mich ...
Mary Meeks Smelley, 94, Lula
Mary "Jurelle" Meeks Smelley, age 94, of Lula, GA, passed away Friday, October 07, 2011 at Northridge Medical Center.Born in Banks County on January 02, 1917, she was a d ...
William R. "Bill" Burton, Jr., 81, Clarkesville
William R. "Bill" Burton, Jr., age 81, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2011, at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia. Those wishing to ...

Jackson

Willie Tom Slater, 73, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Willie Tom Slater, 73, of Commerce, who passed away Friday morning, October 7, 2011, at his residence.Born in Jackson County, h ...

Lumpkin

Jerry C. Grant, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Jerry C. Grant, age 72, of Dahlonega, GA died September 27, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV from injuries received in an accident.Jerry is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Michae ...
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison was a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters
Gainesville man remembered for his antiques mall, his work with state film industry
A Gainesville man is being remembered for his Cumming antiques mall and his pioneering work with the state's film industry.
Gainesville woman, a recognized leader in nursing profession, dies
A celebration of life will be held Saturday for Evelyn Waugh whose name is synonymous with the nursing profession in Gainesville.
Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died
Towering Broadway figure Harold Prince, who won 21 Tony Awards as director and producer, has died at 91
Funeral set for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter
The funeral will be held Wednesday for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter, who was also a former member of the county board of education.
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died
Longtime coach, educator Charles Musselwhite dies at age 87
Funeral services for longtime educator and coach Charles E. "Charlie" Musselwhite of Gainesville are schedule for Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88
Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist