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Local Obits for Tue. May 12th, 2009

Dawson

Violet A. Wallis, 91, Dawsonville
Mrs. Violet A. Wallis, age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was a member of Holy Ground Tabernacle Church and lived her life for her church. She was prece ...

Forsyth

Lillie Marie Mincey, 73, Cumming
Mrs. Lillie Marie Mincey, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.J. Mincey; father and mother, Carl and Azilee Grindle; b ...

Hall

Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ethel Hortense Carlan Chambers, age 83 of Flowery Branch passed away May 10, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Center after an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for Th ...
James "Jim" E. Garrison, 76, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the chapel of Little and Davenport Funeral Home for Mr. James â
Joyce Rose Brooks, 73, Oakwood
Mrs. Joyce Rose Brooks, age 73, of Oakwood, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542, 770-967-55 ...
Juanita Reed Brown, 89, Marietta
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at3:00 p.m. from the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Homefor Mrs. Juanita Reed Brown age 89, of Marietta. The famil ...
Vida Bailey, 96, Gainesville
Ms. Vida Bailey age 96 of Gainesville, died on Tuesday May12, 2009 at the Bell-Minor Home.Ms. Bailey, was born on Oct. 12,1912 in Princeton, WestVirginia. She was a devoted member ...

Jackson

J.D. Harris, Jr., 60, Hoschton
J.D. Harris, Jr., beloved husband of Betty Robinette Harris, died May 12, 2009 at his Hoschton, GA home after a lengthy illness. Born December 22, 1948 in Cotton Valley, LA, he was ...
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.