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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 6th, 2012

Forsyth

Lucille Helen Doyle, 95, Milton
Lucille Helen Doyle, 95, of Milton, GA died at her daughter's home on June 6, 2012. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Ahr. Her beloved hu ...

Hall

Janet Lee Thurston, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2012 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home, for Janet Lee Thurston, 78, of Gainesville. Rev. Danny Jo ...
Sammie Lee Echols, 68, Lula
Sammie Lee "Sam" Echols, age 68, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Mr. Echols was born on April 26, 1944, in Hall County, Georgia; a son of the la ...
Sara Lou Ash, 75, Gainesville
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Sara Lou Ash 75, of Gillsville,Ga.. Mrs Ash passed away Wednesday at N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete arrangements will be announced by ...
Sarah Lou Thomas Ash, 75, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday June 9, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Sarah Lou Thomas Ash age 75 of Gillsville. The Rev. Anthony Cook, ...

Jackson

Janet Leigh Malone, Commerce
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Janet Leigh Malone, of Commerce, Ga.. Wards Funeral Home 758 Main Street Gainesville in charge.

Lumpkin

Brittany Nicole Jones, 20, Dahlonega
Brittany Nicole Jones, age 20, of Dahlonega, GA, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness.Brittany was a n ...

Other

Loree L. Pierce, 79, Easley, S.C.
Mrs. Loree L. Pierce, age 79, of Easley, SC, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Emory University Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.Mrs. Pierce was born in Alliance, NE on May 24, 1933. L ...
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.