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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 17th, 2011

Dawson

Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, Dawsonville
Jane Burton Edwards Gilreath, 71, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday July 17, 2011 following an extended illness.Born May 19, 1940 in Suwanee to the late H ...

Forsyth

Jerry Burruss, Cumming
Jerry Burruss of Cumming passed away July 17, 2011, after a brief battle with lung cancer. Jerry was a proud member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He loved his church and chur ...
Madeline Schwartz, 98, Alpharetta
Madeline Schwartz passed away July 17, 2011 at the age of 98. Madeline grew up, went to school, married and raised a family in Clay City, IL. She moved to O'Fallon, IL with ...
Marjorie Lawrence, 96, Cumming
MARJORIE LAWRENCE, 96, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Sunday July 17th, 2011 at Tara Plantation.The family will be receiving friends at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home in Upper Sandu ...

Habersham

Lois Savage, 80, Homerville
Lois Savage, age 80, of Homerville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at the Clinch Memorial Hospital.Born in Banks County on August 16, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Jo ...
Pearl Forester Williams, 81, Cornelia
Pearl Forester Williams, age 81, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence.Born in Habersham County on January 08, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Rossie ...

Hall

Fannie Overstreet, 74, Oakwood
Mrs. Fannie "Lucy" (Davis) Overstreet, age 74, of Oakwood, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Fu ...
Laura D. Humphries, 49, Gainesville
Ms. Laura D. Humphries, age 49, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled ...
Trang Thi Nguyen, 74, Gainesville
Ms. Trang Thi Nguyen, age 74 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville. Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arra ...
Tyrone F. Tate, 48, Gainesville
Mr. Tyrone F. Tate, age 48 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Jackson

Mr. Lowry "Jack" Jackson Cox, age 25, of Talmo, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2011. Family will receive friends 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, July 2 ...
Bennie Gail Booth, 61, Maysville
Mrs. Bennie Gail Booth, age 61 of Maysville, GA died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Booth was born in Royston to the late, W.C. and Berdie Gaddis Stowe. Mrs. Booth ...
Dennis Ward, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Roger Ward, age 66, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Mr. Ward was born in Jackson County, a son to the l ...

White

Beulah Mae Satterfield, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Beulah Mae Satterfield, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Gateway Health Care. Mrs. Satterfield was born April 6, 1921 in Cleveland to the late Edgar a ...
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.