Local Obits for Tue. Jan 17th, 2012
Elsie Terry Sutton, age 83, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, following a sudden illness at the residence. Mrs. Sutton was born in Alto, Georgia on July 6, ...
Jimmy Lamar Thompson, age 72, of Holly Springs, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012. He was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, R ...
Lorene Fowler, age 75, of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Graveside services will be held Friday, January 20th at 2:00 pm at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens w ...
Richard E. Nix, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Habersham Medical Center.Mr. Nix was born on September 14, 1944, in Hall County, Geor ...
Denise Morgan Dean, 49, of Gainesville passed away January 17, 2012. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.maso ...
Polly Wiley Turner, age 78, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at the Mountain View Health Care Center in Clayton, Georgia. Mrs. Turner was born on Novembe ...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died