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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 13th, 2012

Dawson

Ruby May Jones, 85, Dawsonville
Ruby May Jones, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday July 12, 2012 at the Bell Minor Home following a period of declining health.Born October 10, 1926 in Hall County to the late ...

Habersham

Mr. Ralph Phillip Jones, age 51 of Alto, passed away Friday, July 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, ...

Hall

Eloise Lorraine Thomas, 64, Gainesville
Ms. Eloise Lorraine Thomas, age 64 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 13, 2012.Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Elsie J. Wilson, 94, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Monday July 16, 2012 at White Hall Baptist Church for Mrs. Elsie J. Wilson age 94 of Lula. The Rev. Bill Surrett and Rev. Chris Segars ...
Sharon Molina, 46, Gainesville
Sharon Molina, 46, of Gainesville passed away July 13, 2012.Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Thursday July 19, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ms. Shar ...
Willie Bell Prather, 56, Gainesville
Willie Bell Prather was born April 13, 1956 to the late Doshie Mae Cantrell and Ernest J. Jowers. She was preceded in death by her sister West Lou Statham. After fighting a long ...
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.