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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 30th, 2011

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Mary Estelle Ray Carlisle, age 71 of Winder, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital following a brief illness.Born November 1, 1939 in Duluth, Georgia, ...

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David Arthur Lawrence, 55, Dawsonville
David Arthur Lawrence, 55, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Sunday October 30, 2011 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.A resident of Dawsonville for the past 6 ...

Habersham

Joyce Manley Sosebee, 62, Clarkesville
Joyce Manley Sosebee, age 62 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2011, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in White County on June 5, 1949, she was the daughter of the l ...

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Ellen Odegaard, 85, Gainesville
Ellen Odegaard passed away peacefully at home on September 21, 2011 after suffering from Alzheimers for many years. Ellen was committed to community service in Gainesville and to m ...
Hoyt Craig Gibson, 74, Flowery Branch
Mr. Hoyt Craig Gibson, age 74, of Flowery Branch passed away October 30, 2011.No services will be held at this time.Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery B ...

Jackson

Douglas R. Minish, 73, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Douglas R. Minish, 73, of Athens who passed away at the University Nursing and Rehab Center in Athens on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011.B ...

White

John David Oliver, Jr.,, 73, Cleveland
John David Oliver, Jr., resident of Cleveland, GA. and Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2011 in Gainesville, GA. John was born on April 11, 1938 ...
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.