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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 18th, 2012

Banks

Charles Vernon Peacock, 78, Maysville
Charles Vernon Peacock 78 of Maysville died Sunday Nov. 18, 2012 at his residence. He was the son of the late Charlie Edward and Lucy Patterson Peacock and the widower of Carolyn ...

Dawson

William A. Porter, 89, Dawsonville
William A. Porter, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 18, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born January 23, 1923 in Buford, Georgia to t ...

Forsyth

Betty Jean Craft Howell was born June 29, 1933, in Lyons, GA to George Foster and Bertha Elizabeth Craft. She passed away Sunday, November 18th, 2012.Betty is survived by her husba ...

Habersham

Mrs. Carzell McDonald Thompson VanHook, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Murphy, North C ...
Mr. Clarence Hubert "C.H." Bowen, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended il ...
Frank N. Dixon, 81, Clarkesville
Frank N. Dixon, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on April 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Sherman and ...

Hall

Carl Boyd Conner, 90, Murrayville
Mr. Carl Boyd Conner, 90 of Murrayville died Sunday November 18, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of the lat ...
James David Harrison, 59, Gainesville
James David Harrison, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 21, ...

Jackson

James Edward McColskey, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Edward McColskey, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on November 18, 2012. Mr. McColskey was born in Whitesville, NC a son to ...
Leslie Starks McGuire, 73, Commerce
Leslie Starks McGuire 73 of Commerce, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012. Funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Ha ...
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.