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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2011

Gwinnett

Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, 85, Buford
Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, age 85, of Buford, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Ham ...

Habersham

Lovadia Etta Chastain Gerrin, age 83, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on August 22, 1927, in Habersham County, GA, sh ...
Ronnie L. Meeks, 57, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ronnie Lloyd Meeks, age 57, of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Paul Morris and Rev. J ...

Hall

Janice Smith-Granger, 57, Gainesville
Janice Smith-Granger, age 57 of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, March 3, 2011. Celebration will be held Thursday, March 10th at 2pm at Heart Outreach Ministries, Atlanta Hwy, Gaines ...
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, of Braselton, GA formerly of Miami, Florida, died Thursday, March 3, 2011. A Mass of Celebration will be held at 1:00pm Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Micha ...
Selma Diane Latty, 51, Oakwood
Selma Diane Latty of Oakwood went home to be with Jesus on Thursday March 3 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Sunday March 6 ...

Jackson

Alton Lawrence Melear, 53, Hoschton
Alton Lawrence Melear age 53 of Hoschton, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Lawson Funeral Home. The Rev. ...
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74 of Braselton died Thursday March 3, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later ...

Towns

Mr. Doyle Malcolm "Mike" Jones Jr., age 58, of Hiawassee, Ga. passed away March 1, 2011. Mr. Jones was born in Orlando, FL, a son to Mrs. Vivian Taylor Simmons of Jeffe ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.