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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 15th, 2012

Forsyth

Helen McBrayer Pirkle, 60, Cumming
Helen McBrayer Pirkle, age 60 of Forsyth County, passed away. She was a member of Sawnee Mountain Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Willie Grace (Woo ...
Tom Cunningham, 70, Cumming
Tom Cunningham, age 70 of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Tom was a good business man and loved snow skiing and reading. He was a fun and loving father.Sur ...

Gwinnett

Ashley Duane Bradley, 44, Dacula
Ashley Duane Bradley, age 44, of Dacula, GA, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 3pm at Hamilton Mill Mem ...

Habersham

Jewell Jackson White, Sr., age 76 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012. Born in Banks County, GA on January 13, 1936, he was a son of the late John J. and Myra Phillips ...
Robert Lee Myrick, 53, Demorest
Robert Lee Myrick, age 53 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at Emory University Hospital. Born in Hamburg, Germany on August 04, 1959, he was the son of Mary Nel ...

Hall

Delia Irene Roberts Hamilton, 64, Gainesville
Delia Irene Roberts Hamilton, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday Morning, August 15, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Fu ...
John Stephen "Steve" Kemp, 64, Gainesville
John Stephen "Steve" Kemp, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial se ...
Lonnie Williams, Jr., 83, Gainesville
Mr.Lonnie Williams, Jr. age 83 of Gainesville, died Wednesday August 15, 2012 at a private nursing home. Arrangements are incompleteand will be announced later by Little-Davenport ...

Jackson

Henry Grady O'Kelley, 91, Nicholson
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Henry Grady O'Kelley 91 of Nicholson who died Wednesday August 15, 2012. He was the son of the late Earl and Mary Berrong O'Kel ...
Jimmy Lee Perry, 66, Jefferson
Jimmy Lee Perry, age 66 of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at Athens Regional Hospital following an extended illness.No services are scheduled at this time. ...

White

Jerry Ray Roberts, 66, Cleveland
Jerry Ray Roberts, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Roberts was born June 17, 1946 in Helen, GA to th ...
Jerry Roberts, 66, Cleveland
Jerry Ray Roberts, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Roberts was born June 17, 1946 in Helen, GA to the late ...
Timothy Aaron Bryson, 53, Cleveland
Timothy Aaron Bryson, age 53, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Bryson was born in Young Harris to the late Vester and Willie Elizabeth Bry ...
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.