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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 1st, 2010

Banks

Swayne Lewallen, 84, Homer
Swayne Lewallen, age 84, of Nails Creek Community, Homer, GA passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010. Mr. Lewallen was born in Banks County, GA on March 27, 1926, to the late James W ...

Forsyth

David Charles Adams, 67, Cumming
Mr. David Charles Adams, age 67 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Cumming, member of PAGE, member of the National ...
Richard Joseph Landry, 61, Cumming
Mr. Richard Joseph LandryDick Landry, age 61 of Cumming, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, August 1, 2010. Dick worked in the transportation industry for decades. He enj ...

Habersham

Vita Melders Brown, 85, Clarkesville
Vita Melders Brown, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010. Born in Riga, Latavia on June 20, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Janis Melders. She was a ...
Vita Z. Brown, 85, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Vita Z. Brown, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be ...

Hall

Betty Stephens Nix, 85, Gainesville
Betty Stephens Nix, 85 of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home Sunday morning, August 1, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in the Chap ...

White

Ed Head, 88, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ed Head age 88 Cleveland. Mr. Head passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an e ...
John Edward (Ed) Head, 89, Cleveland
Mr. John Edward (Ed) Head age 89 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an extended illness. Mr. Head was born in Cleveland Geo ...
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.