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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 23rd, 2011

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Roy W. Poole, 86, Carnesville
Roy W. Poole passed away at his residence Saturday April 23,2011 of an extended illness.He was the son of the late Wylie and Ruth Ayers Poole and was preceded in death by his wife ...

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Ann Sharp Pilgrim, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Ann (Clark) Sharp Pilgrim of Gainesville, Georgia passed away at home on Saturday, April 23, 2011. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Captain Lufkin Sco ...
James Rollo Gardner, 82, Roswell
James Rollo Gardner, age 82, of Roswell, GA. passed away Saturday, April 23, 2011. He was a member of the Methodist Faith. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Jim was a graduate of Ohi ...
Thursie Louise Poole, 71, Gainesville
Thursie Louise Poole, age 71, of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2011. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m.Tuesday at Timberidge Baptist Church with Bro. Zach Watson, ...
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.