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Local Obits for Sun. May 20th, 2012

Forsyth

Teena Williams, 61, Roswell
Teena Williams, age 61, of Roswell passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Max and Jane Hicks.Survivors include her husband, Morris Williams; ...
Waneta Mae Spurgin, 86, Cumming
Waneta Mae Spurgin, 86, of Cumming, passed away May 20, 2012. Born in Monroe, Iowa, she was the daughter of Edith and Frank Cline. She was preceded in death by her husband, David ...

Habersham

Anthony Wayne Crawford, 58, Baldwin
Anthony Wayne "Tony" Crawford, age 58, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012, following an extended illness. Mr. Crawford was born in London, Kentucky o ...
Kim Timothy McEntire, 47, Demorest
Kim Timothy "Timmy" McEntire, age 47 of Demorest, Georgia, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.Born in Gwinnett County on September 18, 1964, ...
Lucille E. Augustine, 84, Demorest
Mrs. Lucille E. Augustine, age 84 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Habersham Home West following an extended illness. Born in Buffalo, New York on October 11, 1927, ...

Hall

Mrs. Flora Williams Martin, age 91 of Lula passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at New Horizons West in Gainesville, following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Raymond Hoyt 'Bear' Standridge,age 38, of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012 following a sudden illness.Mr. Standridge was born in Commerce, Georgia on Febru ...
Ronnie Jester, Locust Grove
Mr. Ronnie Jester of Locust Grove, GA passed away on May 20, 2012. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home

Stephens

Billy Ray Knight, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Billy Ray Knight, age 68, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Stephens County Hospital.Born December 3, 1943 in Walton County, GA, he was a son of the late Lonnie a ...
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.
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.