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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 5th, 2011

Banks

Mr. Luther Edward "Pop" Powell age 76, of Maysville, GA was a man of character, strength, integrity, love, and humility. After a long battle with sickness and infirmity, ...

Forsyth

Grace Ann Kicklighter, 68, Cumming
Grace Ann Kicklighter, 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 peacefully at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was a member of Harmony Baptist C ...
Roy Prather, 76, Cumming
Mr. Roy "Spoon" Prather, age 76, of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011. He retired from the A&P Tea Company after 34 years of service as a forklift operator. ...

Hall

Elmer Stewart, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Elmer "Papa" Stewart, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 at his son's residence following a brief illness. Funeral services ar ...

White

Bonnie Summerour, 67, Cleveland
Mrs. Bonnie Summerour age 67 of Cleveland passed away Friday August 5, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Summerour was born January 5, 1944 in Gainesville GA to th ...
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.