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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 1st, 2011

Banks

Ferd Dorsey Wilbanks, age 94 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, January 01, 2011, at Habersham County Medical Center following an extended illness.Born in Banks County Georgia on Au ...

Gwinnett

Philip Larry Cofer, 65, Sugar Hill
Mr. Philip Larry Cofer, age 65 of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Gwinnett Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...

Habersham

Ireta Nix Franklin, 91, Demorest
Ireta Nix Franklin, age 91 passed away January 1, 2011 at a nursing facility in Demorest.She was born in Cleveland, Georgia on April 28, 1919 to Andrew and Zona Cox Nix. She moved ...

Hall

Barbara Ann Wren, 78, Hoschton
Barbara Ann Wren, age 78 of Hoschton, GA died Saturday, January 1, 2011. Mrs. Wren has been cremated. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Princ ...
Beverly Jean Martin, 82, Gainesville
Beverly Jean Martinage 82 of GainesvilleDied Saturday January 1, 2011 in Gainesville.Private services will be held at a later date.Little-Davenport funeral home of Gainesville

Jackson

Hoyt Gibson Voyles, 93, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hoyt Gibson Voyles, age 93, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2011 following a period of declining health. ...

Lumpkin

Phillip Nathaniel Ziemer, 42, Dahlonega
Mr. Phillip Nathaniel Ziemer, age 42, of Dahlonega, GA, died January 1, 2011.Phillip was born in Twin Falls, Idaho. He owned and operated American Landscapein Gainesville, GA. He a ...

White

Kelly Keown, 46, Cleveland
Mrs. Kelly Keown age 46 of Cleveland passed away Saturday January 1, 2011 at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Kelly Marie Keown, 46, Cleveland
Kelly Marie Keown, Age 46, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011, her residence. Mrs. Keown was born in Atlanta on October 17, 1964. She is preceded in death by her ...
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.