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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 12th, 2011

Forsyth

Lydia Martin, 91, Cumming
Lydia Martin, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Leroy Martin. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sh ...

Habersham

ElvaDean Hall Gunn, 75, Demorest
ElvaDean Hall Gunn, age 75, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Gunn was born on ...

Hall

Dennis Richard Pittman, age 76 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesda ...
Garnett Benjamin Grier, age 74, of Lula, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his residence.Born in Hall County, GA on March 09, 1937, he was the son of the late Alvin and Belle Ar ...
Larry J. Fortner, 63, Hoschton
Larry J. Fortner age 63, of Hoschton, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Larry enjoyed working on all things including his garden. He loved his family and grandchildren. Mr. F ...
Robert Melvin Burruss, age 62, of Lula passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Little Davenport Funeral Home with Rev. D ...
Sara E. Henson, 92, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 3:00pm Tuesday June 14,2011 at Bethany Baptist Church for Sara E. Henson, 92 of Gainesville. Rev. Lamar Purcell and Rev. Charles Buice will officiate ...

Jackson

Mae Parr Carlan, 79, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mae Parr Carlan, 79, of Maysville who died on Sunday at the Northridge Medical Center in Commerce. Born in Jackson County, she w ...

Lumpkin

R J Martin, 65, Dalonega
Mr. R J Martin, age 65, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.R J lived most of his life in Lumpkin County He was a retired truck dr ...
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.