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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 28th, 2011

Banks

James Travis Guess, 62, Gillsville
James Travis Guess, 62, of Gillsville passed away Thursday July 28, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held Saturday Ju ...

Forsyth

Thomas Eugene Curry, 83, Cumming
October 5, 1927, Tom was born in Hamilton, KS, to parents Thomas Preston Curry (1899-1958) and Clara Irma Manis Curry (1905-1999). He passed away at his home, 3103 Columns Drive, C ...
Tom L. Jones, 75, Cumming
Tom L. Jones, 75, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Atlanta on July 28, 2011. Born in Pickens County, GA he was the son of the late Lawrence and Lola Bell Jones.Tom is sur ...

Gwinnett

John Morris Bennett, 72, Powder Springs
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Atlanta West Pentecostal Church in Lithia Springs for John Morris Bennett, 72, of Powder Springs. Rev. Darrel ...

Habersham

Doris Smith Ricketson, 83, Cornelia
Doris Smith Ricketson, age 83, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her residence.Born in Smithville, TX on August 18, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Hen ...

Hall

Irene Stevens Holman, NA, Gainesville
Irene Stevens Holman, of Gainesville, Passed away Thursday July 28, 2011. Funeral Services to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home 758 Main Street Gainesville. www.wardsfh.com
Irene Stevens Holman, NA, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday July 31, 2011 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Irene Stevens Holman of Gainesville. Rev. Les Fuller and Rev. Steve Baker will off ...
Jack Lewis Reed, 76, Gainesville
Jack Lewis Reed, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 31, 20 ...
JoAnn Mullings, 69, Lula
JoAnn Mullings, age 69 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 31 ...
Perry Neal Oliver, 63, Lula
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces that funeral services for Perry Neal Oliver, 63, of Lula will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chap ...

Jackson

David Richard "Dave" King, 53, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Richard "Dave" King, age 53, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011. Mr. King was born in Philadelph ...

White

Dennis Lamar Seymour, 64, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Sgt. Dennis "Bugs" Lamar Seymour, 64, of Cleveland. Sgt. Seymour passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at his re ...
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.