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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 13th, 2011

Forsyth

Billy Joe "Buck" Jones, 73, Cumming
Billy Joe "Buck" Jones, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. Buck retired from Pike Nursery. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a loving father ...
H.B. (Buck) Echols, age 86, of Cumming, died peacefully on Sunday, November 13, 2011. He was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann ...
Loving Mother, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother Marjorie "Marge" Burns Jones, 85, passed from this life on Sunday, November 13, 2011. She was the widow of Robert &quo ...
Robert Locke Thomison, 87, Roswell
Robert Locke Thomison, 87, of Roswell, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 13th, 2011 after a courageous battle.The family will be having an Interment of the Cremains on Friday ...
Steven Walter Rowland earned his angel wings on Sunday, 11.13.11. He is preceded in death by Papa's: Horace Hibberd of Macon, and Steven Rowland of Cumming.Steven's smile ...
Wanda Patricia Taylor, 68, Cumming
Wanda Patricia Taylor, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. She worked for many years in the food service industry. Patricia is preceded in death by her ...

Habersham

Richard Madison Ramsaur, 82, Clarkesville
Richard Madison Ramsaur, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday, November 13, 2011.Mr. Ramsaur was born on January 8, 1929, in Atlanta, ...

Hall

Damon "D.F." Franklin Farmer, 79, Gainesville
Damon "D.F." Franklin Farmer, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. Graveside services will be 11:00 am Thursday at Hillside Memorial Gardens in G ...
Hazel Brown Propes, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Mrs. Hazel Brown Propes, 91 of Gainesville died Sunday November 13, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Cumming, Georgia, Mrs. Propes had lived in Hall County ...

Jackson

Shirley Fay Mangum, 67, Pendergrass
Shirley Fay Mangum, age 67 of Pendergrass, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness.Funeral services are sc ...
William Paul Merritt, 65, Pendergrass
William Paul Merritt, age 65 of Pendergrass, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...

White

Carolyn Elizabeth Mullis, 61, Cleveland
Carolyn Elizabeth Mullis, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at her residence. Ms. Mullis was born March 17, 1950 in Charlotte, NC to the late Albert and N ...
James S. Presnell, 75, Cleveland
James Stone Presnell, of Cleveland, Georgia, died on November 13, 2011. James was born in Knox County, Tennessee on August 4, 1936 to Evelyn Smith Presnell and James Boyd Presnell ...
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.