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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 16th, 2012

Forsyth

Samuel Coppola, 80, Cumming
SAMUEL COPPOLA, 80, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 14th, 2012. He was a veteran of the United States Air Forces.Services are pending and will be announced.Ar ...
Sandra Hood White,, 57, Cumming
Sandra Hood White, 57 of Cumming, GA passed away on January 16, 2012. Sandra was a devout Christian, mother, and grandmother. She most recently worked as a flight attendant with Om ...

Hall

James Ellison, 80, Gainesville
James Ellison, age 80 of Gainesville, Ga died Monday, January 16, 2012.Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 2pm at the Antioch Cemetery in Dahlonega (Auror ...
Lillie Mae Holder, 89, Gainesville
Lillie Mae Holder, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2012 at Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation, Canton, following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...
Timothy P. Baxter, 54, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012, at The First Baptist Church Chapel for Mr. Timothy Paul Baxter, 54, of Gainesville. Rev. Dr. Bill Coates wi ...

Rabun

Margie Mildred Welborn Coleman, 93, of Rabun Gap, GA, went home to be with the Lord Monday, January 16, 2012 at Fidelia Eckerd Nursing Home in Highlands, NC.She was born to John D. ...
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.