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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 31st, 2012

Banks

Jessie D. Wade, 81, Homer
Jessie D. Wade, age 81 of Homer, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Banks County on August 22, 1931, he was the son of the late Solmo ...

Forsyth

Nettie Louis Neisler, 87, Cumming
Nettie Louis Neisler, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2012. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a resident of Tara Plantation. Nettie is precede ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth Wade "Kenny" Mason, 53, Lawrenceville
Mr. Kenneth Wade "Kenny" Mason, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012. He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Alexander Mason; nie ...
Richard Leonard Barnes, 58, Lawrenceville
Richard Leonard Barnes, Jr, 58, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 31st, 2012.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later d ...

Habersham

Willie Melissa McCall Dixon, 88, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Willie Melissa McCall Dixon, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held on Monday, September 3, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Robin Martin ...

Hall

Bernice Carter Derrer, 81, Hoschton
Bernice Carter Derrer age 81 of Hoschton passed away Friday August 31, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Family will hold a private service at a later date. Mrs. Derrer wa ...

Jackson

Bonnie Nell Carroll, 77, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bonnie Nell Carroll, age 77, of Nicholson, GA, who passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012.Mrs. Carroll was a daughter of the late All ...
Gwendolyn Minish Johnson, 88, Jefferson
ans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gwendolyn Minish Johnson, 88, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012.Mrs. Johnson was born in Madison County ...

Other

Emiliya Vinitskaya, 80, Roswell
Emiliya Vinitskaya, 80, of Roswell, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 31st, 2012. The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangeme ...

Rabun

James A. Miller, 68, Clayton
James A. Miller, 68 ClaytonJames A. Miller, who was a kind, loving, gentle and devoted husband, father and papa, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 peacefully in the arms of his b ...

White

Andrew "Andy" Dwight Almond, age 63 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Almond was born August 29, 1949 ...
Andrew Dwight Almond, 63, Cleveland
Andrew Dwight Almond, age 63, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, August 31, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be ...
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.