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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 9th, 2012

Forsyth

LB Honea, 83, Cumming
LB Honea, age 83 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012, after a period of declining health.Mr. Honea was a life-long resident of Forsyth County. He served his country i ...

Gwinnett

Tajay R. Hoppines, 18, Dacula
Tajay R. Hoppines, age 18 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, August 9, 2012 in a swimming accident. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Hebron Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Ralph Andrew Pierce, 99, Murrayville
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ralph Andrew Pierce, age 99 of Murrayville. Mr. Pierce passed away Thursday, August 09, 2012 at his residence. Funera ...
Mary Lucile Nash, 80, Gainesville
Mary Lucile Nash age 80 of Gainesville passed away Thursday August 9. 1:00 PM Graveside Saturday, Aug. 18th, Alta Vista Cemetery.
Nancy Ann Maynard, 70, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Saturday August 11, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Nancy Ann Maynard age 70 of Gainesville. Major Jim Smith and ...
Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46, Gainesville
Mrs. Nancy Ann Witherspoon, 46 of Gainesville died Thursday August 9, 2012 at her residence. Ms. Witherspoon was born in Hall County November 16, 1965. She was employed as a teach ...

Jackson

Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Amy Devonne Hudson, 32, of Commerce who passed away at her residence on Wednesday evening.Born in Riverdale, GA, she was the daughter of Vi ...

Other

William Roger Bennett, 72, Atlanta
William Roger Bennett, age 72 of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2012 of cancer. Roger was born in Buford, Georgia to Luther and Winnie Bennett. He was a member o ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.