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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 5th, 2011

Forsyth

Len Moore, 65, Dawsonville
Len Moore, age 65, of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Len was a member of Silver City Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and member of the choir. He was a Vietna ...

Gwinnett

Cynthia Turner Kemptner, age 55 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Funeral service will be held Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Dar ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Bobbie Smith Wooten Barton, age 76, of Cornelia, will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 8, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. George Wooten and R ...

Hall

Irene Jones, 86, Chicopee
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday April 9, 2011 in Chicopee United Methodist Church for Irene S. "Bibbie" Jones, 86, of Chicopee. Rev. Page Bennett will offi ...
Mae Bell Leachman Wilkes, 79, Bowersville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mae Bell Leachman Wilkes, age 79, of Bowersville, who passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Mrs. Wilkes was born in Commerce, GA, a ...
Richard William Miller, 79, Gainesville
Richard William Miller, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011. He most recently moved into Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville to enjoy a senior lifestyle, b ...

Lumpkin

George Edward Brooksher, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Edward Brooksher, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a sudden illness. Edward was born ...

White

Larry Parish,, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Larry Parish, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 05, 2011. Larry went to be with the Lord and to meet family members gone before him, his parents, Charles Dugger ...
Virginia Pierce, 85, Cleveland
Virginia Pierce, 85 of Cleveland, GA formerly of Hall County, died April 5, 2011 at her home following an extended illness. She was born in Gainesville, on April 25, 1925, the daug ...
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.