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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 22nd, 2012

Banks

Wanda Jean Mendoza, 48, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Wanda Jean Mendoza, 48,of Carnesville who passed away at the Northridge Medical Center in Commerce on Sunday. Born in Commerce, ...

Dawson

Lee Dixon, 85, Dawsonville
Mr. Lee Dixon age 85 of Dawsonville passed away Sunday Jan. 22, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.On line condolences may be made to memorialparkfuneralhomes.comF ...

Forsyth

Nancy Ruth Long, 60, Ball Ground
Nancy Ruth Long, age 60, of Ball Ground, GA, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2012. She was a graduate of Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena, TX. and a 15 year employee of Bank o ...

Hall

Ashari Malone-Slaughter, inf, Gainesville
Ashari Malone-Slaughter, infant of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2012. Graveside Service will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery at 2pm on Tuesday, January 24,201 ...
Jimmy L. Blankenship, 61, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jimmy L. Blankenship, age 61, of Flowery Branch passed away January 22, 2012 after a sudden illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2012 from the Chap ...
Sarah Louise Jarrard, 66, Gainesville
Sarah Louise Tanner Jarrard, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at her residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, ...

White

Mrs. Ethelene Westmoreland Cathey Hunter age 86 of Helen passed away Sunday January 22, 2012 at Northeast Ga Medical Center. Mrs. Hunter was born September 24, 1925 in White County ...
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.