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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 20th, 2011

Banks

Dillard Lee Dyer, 54, Lula
Dillard Lee Dyer, age 54, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Jackson County on June 30, 1957, he was the son of the late ...

Forsyth

LENOAR K. POOMAIHEALANI, 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at Embracing Hospice. Her loving family was at her side.A Celebration of Life Memorial S ...

Habersham

Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, 93, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, age 93, of Clarkesville will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 4:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Ivester will of ...
Roger Randall Martin, 80, Cornelia
Roger Randall Martin, age 80, of The Oaks at Scenic View, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011.Born in Homer GA. on June 19, 1931, he was a son of the late Alonzo P. and Ouver Drak ...

Hall

Barry Barrett, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Barry Alvin Barrett, age 62, of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, GA.Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm ...
Mrs. Marian (Williams) Thornton Ewing, age 81, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Richard Marden Waters, 80, Clarkesville
Richard Marden Waters, age 80, of Clarkesville, died July 20, 2011 at Habersham Medical Center.Born January 4, 1931, Mr. Waters was the son of the late O. C. Waters and Alice Steve ...
Spencer Ernest Balmer, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Spencer Ernest Balmer, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at his residence.A private family memorial service will be held.He was born to the late ...

Jackson

Willa Mae Rothman, 91, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willa Mae Rothman, age 91, of Nicholson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mrs. Rothman was born in Stephens, Arkansas, a ...

Lumpkin

Bill Dodd, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Bill Dodd, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA died July 20, 2011.Bill had lived in Lumpkin County since 1985. He was a former resident of Forsyth County. He was a retired cattle trader a ...
Richard Paul Stringer, 50, Dahlonega
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Richard Paul Stringer, 50, of Dahlonega. The Rev. Dr. Will ...

Stephens

Ida Jane Thompson Scroggs Jenkins, age 87, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Stephens County Hospital.Born in Banks County on June 26, 1924, she was a daughter ...

White

Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, of Cleveland.Mrs. Palmer died Wednesday, July 21, 2011, at her residence.Born in White County ...
Michael Stephen Sosebee, 33, Cleveland
Michael Stephen Sosebee, age 33 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mr. Sosebee was born May 15, 1978 in Gaineville to Hoyt and Donna Cantrell Sosebee. He was a cook ...
Wilma Rose Barnette, 79, Cleveland
In loving memory of Wilma Rose Barnette, 79 of Cleveland, GA a compassionate, loving, wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, and servant of Jesus Christ passed into the presence ...
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.