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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 2nd, 2012

Habersham

James N. Kirkland, 83, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of James N. Kirkland, age 83, of Clarkesville.Mr. Kirkland died Thursday, August 2, 2012 following an extended illness.Those wishing ma ...
Jobe Hart, 15, Clarkesville
Jobe Phillip Hart, age 15 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012. Born in Habersham County on June 07, 1997 he was the son of Amy Kosmider of Clarkesville and Josh H ...

Hall

Lizzie "Odell" Mozelle Strickland Gaton age 94 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Gaton was born Jun ...
Mrs. Norma Lee "Nana Suz" Chastain, age 73 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 02, 2012 at the Habersham Medical Center. Born in Johnson City, Tennessee on J ...
With his loving family gathered round him Samuel Julius Threadgill Jr (Sammy) died Thursday August 2, 2012 after an extended battle with cancer. He, an Atlanta native, grew up in T ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Williams Hood, 45, Dahlonega
Mrs. Lisa Williams Hood, age 45, of Dahlonega died Aug. 2 at her home.Lisa was a Forsyth County native who had lived in Lumpkin County for the past nine years. She was a member of ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Ellen Saye McLeroy, age 72, of Athens, GA, who passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012, after an extended illness. Mrs. McLer ...
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, Marble Hill
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday August 2, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born August 13, 1925 in Dawson County to the l ...

White

Billie Lee Page, 73, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Billie Page age 73 of Cleveland.Page passed away August 2, 2012 at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. He was a retir ...
Billy Lee Page, 72, Cleveland
Billy Lee Page, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Mr. Page was born December 14, 1939, in Kosciusko, MS to the late Willie Ode ...
William Lyndol Dorsey, 65, Cleveland
Mr. Bill went home to his God on Thursday, August 02, 2012, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Survived by his loving wife, Barbara and his children, Rodney and Shanna Tho ...
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.