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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 22nd, 2012

Forsyth

Katie Lee Wheeler, 90, Cumming
Katie Lee Wheeler, of Cumming, GA, age 90, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, December 22, 2012. Mrs. Wheeler was born in 1922, a native of Forsyth County. She lived fully an ...

Hall

Bobby Gene Autry, 69, Buford
Mr. Bobby Gene Autry, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Gladys Cofer Autry; and brother, Rev. Bi ...

Jackson

Barry Lane Forrester, 53, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Barry Lane Forrester, 53, of Maysville who passed away early Saturday morning from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...

Lumpkin

Grace Edge, 78, Dahlonega
Miss Grace Edge, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, December 22, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Grace was a homemaker and avid gardener, and a wonderful A ...

Other

Tammy Marie Lower Fowler, 41, Doraville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Tammy Marie Lower Fowler, 41, of Doraville, Ga. who passed away Friday Dec. 22, 2012.Mrs. Fowler was born in Cumming, Georgia a daugh ...

Rabun

Gene Earl Martin, 56, Rabun Gap
Mr. Gene Earl Martin, age 56 of Rabun Gap, GA, passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 22, 2012. He was born June 1, 1956 in Gainesville, Georgia where he spent several yea ...
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.