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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 3rd, 2012

Forsyth

James C. Milum, 88, Cumming
James C. Milum, age 88, of Cumming, GA., went home to be with his savior, Jesus Christ, Saturday, June 2, 2012. Jimmy was a co-founder of Pine Crest Baptist Church and was the pas ...

Habersham

Arvil West Irvin, 87, Demorest
Arvil West Irvin, age 87 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, June 03, 2012 at his residence. Born in Habersham County, GA on November 02, 1924, he was a son of the late Samuel P. and ...

Hall

Florence Morgan Stewart, 90, Flowery Branch
Florence Morgan Stewart, age 90 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at The Oaks at Limestone Nursing Home following a brief illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Neal Perry McConnell, age 53 of Talmo, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial services ...

Jackson

Mrs. Sarah Bess Burkes Lane Rushton, age 72, of Jefferson, GA, went home to be with her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Mrs. Rushton was born in Sandhill, M ...

Stephens

Joe Reeves Poole, 85, Toccoa
Mr. Joe Reeves Poole, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Heritage Health Care of Toccoa.Born January 18, 1927 in Stephens County, he was a son of the late Luthe ...
Mr. Thurmond Kerry "Pete" Sorrow, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012 at his home. Born April 3, 1927 in Niece, GA, he was a son of the late Fortson and ...

White

George Edward (Ed) Dorsey, 77, Cleveland
George Edward (Ed) Dorsey, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the VA Medical Center. Mr. Dorsey was born November 1, 1934 in Cleveland, GA to the late Grover ...
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.