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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 18th, 2011

Dawson

Emma Dean Whitmire, 72, Dawsonville
Emma Dean Whitmire, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 18, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Born June 18, 1938 to the late Bernard and N ...

Hall

Garland Castleberry, 97, Gainesville
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Garland Castleberry,97, of Gainesville. Funeral will be held 6:00 pm Sunday March 20, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be on ...
Theodore Calvin McCall, 85, Gainesville
Theodore Calvin McCall, 85, of Gainesville, GA, died Friday, March 18, 2011 following an extended illness. Born on March 6, 1926, Ted was the son of the late Sam and Eula McCall of ...
Wiley James Dougherty, 77, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Sunday March 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Wiley James Dougherty, 77, of Gainesville.Rev. Danny Jones and Rev. Tony Smith ...

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Jimmy Collins Simpson, 76, Cleveland
Jimmy Collins Simpson, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, March 18 2011 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Simpson was the son of the late Paul Samuel and Ge ...
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.