Local Obits for Sun. May 29th, 2011
John R. Balmer, 91, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011.He was born January 13, 1920 in New Philadelphia, Ohio, to John Richard and Emma Hert Balmer. He married S ...
Mary Marjorie Preston, 84, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away on Sunday May 29th, 2011 at her home.The family is making final funeral arrangements which will take place Detroit ...
Ruby Corn, age 99, lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011. Miss Corn was a lifelong member and the oldest member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cummi ...
Ardell Waldman Pace, age 79, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on May 29, 2011.Mrs. Pace was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on November 7, 1931 to the late Warren Charles and Do ...
Pamela Gail Ferguson, age 52, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2011, at the residence following an extended illness.Ms. Ferguson was born in Habersham County, GA on ...
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Delinda Anne Bullock, 41, of Lula, Ga. Mrs. Bullock passed away Sunday at N.E. Ga. Medical Center following a brief illness. Arrangements ...
Funeral services will be held for Curtis Stewart, age 66 of Cleveland, GA at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday May 31,2011 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Milton Harris Will officiate ...
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.