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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 7th, 2010

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Joseph Simonton, 62, Cumming
Joseph Simonton, age 62 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2010. He was survived by his wife, Kathy Simonton, and their children Rodney 38 and his wife Martha, Wel ...
Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Mary Ann Thomas Taylor, age 77, and a native of Cumming, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. She was a member of the Cumminettes, was a Master Basket Weaver and was secreta ...

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Hilda Power Cason, 88, Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Hilda Power Cason, age 88 of Jonesboro formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Cason passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010 at he ...

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Burnie Jeanette Johnston, 67, Jefferson
Mrs. Burnie Jeanette Johnston age 67 of Jefferson, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2010. Arrangements to be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 706-6 ...
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.