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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 29th, 2012

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Leonard R. Motes, 82, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Leonard R. Motes, age 82, of Winder, who passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2012. Mr. Motes was born in Jefferson, GA, a son to the l ...

Forsyth

Margherita Elena Ceraso, 97 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at McDonald and So ...

Gwinnett

Marilyn Levine, 84, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Marilyn Levine, 84, of Lawrenceville died Saturday December 29, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memori ...

Habersham

ALBERT A. "ALB" COLEY, age 82 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012. Mr. Coley was born in Habersham County, on May 17, 1930, to the late Charlie and Ola Co ...
Marlow "Shorty" Crocker, 89, Cornelia
MARLOW "SHORTY" CROCKER, age 89, of Cornelia passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012. Mr. Crocker was born in Jackson County, on January 11, 1923, to the late Will and ...
Ona Mae Benfiel Lamb, 89, Cornelia
Ona Mae Benifiel Lamb, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Rockdale Healthcare Center in Conyers. Ms. Lamb was born on December 29, 1923, i ...

Hall

Jean Berry Cavender, 70, Gainesville
Jean Berry Cavender went home to be with her Lord on Sunday December 30, 2012. Jean was born on September 9, 1942, in Hall County. She graduated from East Hall High School, Truett ...
Joe David Holcomb, 86, Gainesville
Joe David Holcomb, 86, a lifetime resident of Chicopee Mill Village passed away at his home on Saturday, December 29, 2012. He leaves his wife of 60 years, Carol Dean Holcomb; two ...

Jackson

Travis Franklin Page, 34, Jefferson
Mr. Travis Franklin Page, age 34, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at his residence.Mr. Page was born in Athens, GA to Dwight Page of Hull and the late Kay Arnold ...

Lumpkin

James "Jim" Cook, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. James "Jim" Cook, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at his home following a short illness.Jim was a native of Boston, MA who had lived ...

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Randy Baxter, 64, Athens
Mr. Randy Baxter, age 64, of Athens, GA died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Baxter was born in Commerce to Helen Freada Anglin Baxter of Maysvi ...

White

Bonita "Bo" Faye Mallet Molton of Helen, GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Saturday morning December 29, 2012 in her home due to natural causes. She was 47. B ...
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.