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Local Obits for Wed. May 13th, 2009

Forsyth

Joel D. Rice, 88, Alpharetta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Joel D. Rice, age 88, of Alpharetta. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Hall

Bobby M. Bryant, 54, Flowery Branch
Bobby M. Bryant, age 54 of Flowery Branch, GA died Wednesday, May 13, 2009 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 2:00 PM at H ...
Ellis Eugene West, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church for Ellis Eugene West, age 71, of Gainesville. He will lie-in-state from 1 ...

Jackson

Elbert Hoyt Free, 62, Demorest
Elbert Hoyt Free, age 62 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at his residence following a sudden illness. ...

White

Eula Freeman Kinsey, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Eula Freeman Kinsey age 100 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday May 13, 2009 at a private Health Care Center. Following an extended illness. Mrs. Kinsey was born in White Count ...
Eula Kinsey, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Eula Kinsey, age 100 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at a private nursing facility following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on ...
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.