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Local Obits for Mon. May 31st, 2010

Forsyth

Richard Garland Lowe, 65, Cumming
Richard Garland Lowe, 65, of Cumming, GA passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at Embracing Hospice House following a 10 year battle with colon cancer. He was born and raised in Fort W ...

Habersham

Douglas Charlie Tanksley, 56, Demorest
Douglas Charlie Tanksley, age 56, of Demorest, GA passed away on Monday, May 31, 2010. Mr. Tanksley was born on November 29, 1953, in Habersham County, GA to Est ...
Joseph Earl Shirley, 81, Clarksville
Funeral services for Joseph Earl Shirley, age 81, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2010, at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Ivester will of ...
Marcia Lawrence Cunningham, 57, Clarkesville
After an eight year struggle with Lymphoma, Marcia Lawrence Cunningham, age 57, of Clarkesville, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on May 31, 2010.Born in Meridian, Mississi ...
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.