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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 20th, 2011

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Carmen Vance "Cotton" Martin, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Carmen Vance "Cotton" Martin, 87 of Gainesville died Sunday March 20, 2011 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later by Little &am ...
Joann Elisabeth Cannon Silhan of Gainesville, Georgia, passed Sunday, March 20, 2011 at her residence following a long illness. A Memorial service is planned for 2:00 pm Saturday, ...
Mary Ethel Banks NeSmith of Clayton went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 20, 2011.Mary was born April 9, 1923 in Barwick, Georgia. She was the daughter of William Roy and ...
Ruth L. Carroll, 73, Flowery Branch
Ruth L. Carroll, age 73 of Flowery Branch, GA died Sunday, March 20, 2011 after an extended illness. Mrs. Carroll has been cremated. A memorial service will be held Thursday, March ...

Jackson

Sara Frances Jackson,79, of Talmo ,Ga. passed away Sunday March 20, 2011 at N.E. Ga. Medical Center . Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday March 23, 2011 in Wards Funera ...

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Mary Ethel Banks NeSmith of Clayton went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 20, 2011.Mary was born April 9, 1923 in Barwick, Georgia. She was the daughter of William Roy and ...
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.