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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 7th, 2011

Dawson

Carlton "Buster" Rider, 56, Dawsonville
Carltob "Buster" Rider, 56, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 7, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born October 4, 1954 to the late Carl and Leon ...

Habersham

Martha Sikes, 91, Baldwin
Martha Sikes, age 91 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at The Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...

Hall

James C. 'Tab' Hawes, Sr., 76, Gainesville
Homegoing Celebration for Mr. James C. "Tab" Hawes, Sr. age 76 of Gainesville, Ga. will be held Friday, July 8, 2011 , 2:00pm at Heart Outreach Ministries , 177 Atlanta ...
Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jeffrey Lewis Parks, 47 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed Thursday, July 7, 2011. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 2:00pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 400 ...
Mary Lou Morgan, 73, Gainesville
Mary Lou Morgan, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at New Horizon's North Nursing Home following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, Gainesville
Pierce Jackson Hancock, 89, of Gainesville, GA, died at his home Thursday, July 7, 2011.He was preceded in death by his parents Eva Harvil and Ernest Jackson Hancock, his sister, S ...

Jackson

Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Marie Nix Thomas, age 78, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Mrs. Thomas was born in Gainesville, GA, a ...

White

Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, 95, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announcing the death of Mrs. Lee Nix Stovall, age 95 of Gastonia, North Carolina formerly of Cleveland. Mrs. Stovall passed away Thursday, July ...
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.