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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 29th, 2009

Forsyth

Gary Charles Morgan, 65, Cumming
Gary Charles Morgan, 65, of Cumming, GA died on October 29, 2009 at Embracing Hospice House. A long-time resident of Bloomingdale, IL, he was born in Pocahontas, AK, Gary was the ...
Hammond A. Young, 98, Cumming
Hammond A. Young, 98, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Acworth, NH and most recently of Dawsonville, GA died on October 23, 2009. His son, Bruce, and daughter, Sally, were at his side. ...

Hall

Esther Day, 84, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Esther Day, age 84, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2009.Funeral Mass will be held 11:30 am Friday, October 30, 2009 at St. Michael Catholic Chur ...
Jack House was born February 6, 1922 in Gainesville, Georgia. He was the son of John William House and Clara Jo Hill House. He attended schools in Gainesville, Oakwood, Candler a ...
James T. Squries, 76, Gainesville
Mr. James T. Squries, age 76 of Gainesville, Ga died Oct. 29, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Centerfrom a brief illness. Service to be announced by Mason and Ward Funeral H ...
James Terrell Squires, 76, Gainesville
Mr. James Terrell Squires age 76 of Gainesville passed away Thursday Oct. 29, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Squires was born June ...

Jackson

Jessie Griffeth, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Jessie Griffeth, age 94, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2009. Miss Griffeth, born in Jackson County, was a d ...
Robert L. Hall, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Robert Lee Hall, age 65, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2009. Mr. Hall, born in Emmanuel County, was an Army Vete ...

Lumpkin

James Wesley Fields Sr., 78, Dahlonega
Mr. James Wesley Fields Sr., age 78, of Dahlonega, GA died October 29, 2009.Mr. Fields was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was retired from Fieldale and was of ...
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.