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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 10th, 2012

Dawson

Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, Dawsonville
Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 10, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born July 22, 1919 to the late Henry Etna a ...

Forsyth

Rita Garmon, 56, Cumming
Rita Garmon, age 56, Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012. Rita enjoyed traveling and was an active member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where she sang ...

Habersham

Agnes Joyce Kimbrell, 78, Mt Airy
MS. AGNES JOYCE KIMBRELL, age 78, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Banks County, Georgia on August 23, 19 ...

Hall

Eunice Irene Baty, 83, Loganville
Eunice Irene Baty, age 83 of Loganville, died March 10, 2012. A Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Highlands, NC. Mrs. Baty was born in ...
Kathy E. Stone, 56, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Kathy E. Stone, 56 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday March 10, 2012 at her home following an extended illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Mem ...
Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr., 63, Gainesville
Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville, announces the death of Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr. Mr. Skelton died at his home in Gainesville on March 10, 2012. Born in Atlanta, Fulton ...
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, Clermont
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, of Clermont, Ga. went to be with his heavenly father on March 10, 2012. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Steve was a loving and faithful husband ...
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.