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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 25th, 2012

Habersham

Jewell Inez Anderson, 88, Demorest
Jewell Inez Anderson, age 88 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Habersham Medical Center. Born on June 24, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Lula ...

Hall

Mary Olive Parks, 61, Gainesville
Dr. Mary Olive Parks, age 61, of Gainesville, Ga. died Jan. 25.Dr. Parks was born in Chicago, Illinois. She was employed with the Hall County School system for 33 years. She retir ...
Walter Ralph Pearce, 93, Gainesville
Mr. Walter Ralph Pearce, age 93, passed away January 25, 2012, at Bell Minor Nursing Home, following an extended illness.A Private Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later dat ...

Lumpkin

Ernest Calvin Brewster, 59, Dalonega
Mr. Ernest "Calvin" Brewster, Jr., 59 of Dahlonega formerly of Gainesville died Wednesday January 25, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illne ...
Mary Nell Norsworthy, 81, Ocoee, Florida, formerly of Dahlonega
Mary Nell Norsworthy, age 81, of Ocoee, FL, and a former resident of Dahlonega, GA, died January 25, 2012 at her home in Ocoee, FL.Mary was born in Uriah, Alabama May 14, 1930. She ...
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.