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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 22nd, 2012

Hall

Bessie Roberts, 83, Braselton
Bessie Roberts, 83, of Braselton, Ga. Passed away Sunday July 22, 2012. Complete Arrangements to be made with Wards Funeral Home 758 Main Street SW Gainesville. www.wardsfh.com
Nathan B. Tanner, 83, Flowery Branch
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday July 25, 2012 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Nathan B. Tanner age 83 of Flowery Branch. The Rev. David Gravitt will of ...
Peter E. Brady, 82, Gainesville
Peter Emanuel Brady, 82 of Gainesville, GA passed away in his home early Sunday, July 22, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ane, his sister, Patricia Faucher, and his ...
William E. Norrell, 77, Gainesville
Mr. William E. "Billy" Norrell, 77 of Gainesville died Sunday July 22, 2012 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Norrell was the son of the late Grov ...

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Charles Frank Paradise, 80, Mountain City
Charles Frank Paradise, 80, of Mountain City passed away at his residence after an extended illness.Chuck was born in Detroit Michigan the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Jez ...

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Floyd Wheeler, 92, Cleveland
Floyd Wheeler age 92 of Cleveland passed away Saturday July 21, 2012 at Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mr. Wheeler was born in Hall County the son of the ...
Lonnie Thomas Hortman, 86, Cleveland
Lonnie Thomas (Tom) Hortman passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 24, at Roberta City Cemetery. Rev. Nita Crump will offic ...
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.