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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 2nd, 2012

Habersham

Gail Dalton Simmemon, age 63, of Simmemon Road, Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Simmemon was born on August 13, 1948, in Jackson County, ...

Hall

Ameko Drummond, 36, Gainesville
Ameko Da'Nice Drummond, age 36 of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 2, 2012. She leaves to cherish: her father Mr. Robert B. Drummond of Greenville, South Carolina, and her mo ...
Gerald C. Turpin, 73, Maysville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 5, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Gerald C. Turpin, age 73, of Maysville. The Rev. Johnny Knight wi ...

Lumpkin

Dora Jeweleen Beck, 75, Dahlonega
Dora Jeweleen Beck, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2012, after an approximate 15 year fight with Neuroendocrine Cancer, at Northeast GA Hospice in ...
Joseph Frances" Skip" Martin Jr. 64 of Dahlonega (previously of Somerset, New Jersey) passed away on April 2nd, 2012 at his residence. Joseph had a lifelong love of golf, ...

Stephens

Mozell Davis Toccoa, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Mozell Cheek Davis, age 96, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012, at Stephens County Hospital.A daughter of the late Allen and Lela Davis Cheek, she was born ...

White

Charlie George Thomas, Sr, 95, Cleveland
Charlie George Thomas, Sr., age 95 of Cleveland passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Thomas was born on March 13, 1917 in Cleveland to the lat ...
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.