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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 26th, 2012

Dawson

Andrew Jack Dossett, II, 41, Dawsonville
Andrew Jack Dossett, II, 41, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Tuesday June 26, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.Born June 16, 1971 in LaFollette, Tennessee, he ...

Gwinnett

Tate Collis Frady, 74, Suwanee
Tate Collis Frady, age 74, of Suwanee passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Tate was a deacon at Lighthouse Baptist Church and a follower of the Lord. He liked teaching Bible Study ...

Habersham

Howard L. McAllister, 84, Clarkesville
Howard L. McAllister, age 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. McAllister ...

Hall

A celebration of the life of Anna Malissa Norton Tubbs will take place at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Gainesville First United Methodist Church. The family will receive ...
Walt Colburn Jetton Jr., 44, Gainesville
Mr. Walt Colburn Jetton, Jr. age 44, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.Memorial Park North Riverside Chap ...

Lumpkin

Henry Preston Wilkerson, Sr., 94, Murrayville
Mr. Henry Preston Wilkerson Sr, age 94, of Murrayville, GA, Lumpkin County, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA.Mr. Wilkerson was a nat ...

Other

Leila Lathem, 83, Ball Ground
Leila Lathem, age 83, of Ballground, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012.Memorial visitation was held Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home.Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Rabun

Margaret (Beth) Elizabeth Justus Wilbanks, 68, of Clayton, Georgia, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, June 26, 2012 at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa, GA. She was born ...
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.