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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 14th, 2012

Forsyth

Celia Joan Ponder, 57, Cumming
Celia Joan Ponder, 57, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, September 14, 2012. Born in Atlanta, GA she is predeceased by her mother, Jo Dickinson; and her sister, Cheryl Stoyer.Celi ...
Mary Grace Brookshire, 70, Cumming
Mary Grace Brookshire, age 70 and a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, September 14, 2012. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and sewing. She was preceded in deat ...
Willis Ruell Bettis, 88, Cumming
Willis Ruell Bettis, age 88, of Cumming passed away Friday September 14th, 2012 with his family at his side. Born March 1, 1924 to the late C. Roy Bettis and Lillie Mae Bryant Bett ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Herbert Joseph Werner Mohaupt, age 69, of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Brooklyn, NY passed away Friday, September 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, August Louis Mo ...
Rickey M. Wood, 54, Buford
Mr. Rickey M. Wood, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Evans; father, Melvin Wood; sister Roxie Hubbard; and ...

Hall

Garnett "G.C." Clifton Campbell Jr., age 84 of Clermont, passed away Friday, September 14, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Camp ...
Homer L. Kidd, 81, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Monday September 17, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Homer L. Kidd age 81 of Gainesville. The Rev. Caury Barnett and ...

Jackson

Mr. Grover Jackson "Jackie" Whitfield, age 58 of Commerce died Friday, September 14, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Whitfield was born in Commerce to Marian Dunson Whitfield ...
Ronald Auther Cox Jr., 43, Hoschton
Mr. Ronald Auther Cox Jr. age 43, passed away Friday, September 14, 2012. He was survived by his sons, Brandon Cox , Austin Cox , Brian Cox and Dustin Cox all of Milledgeville Ga. ...
Vincent M. Alfi, 66, Braselton (formerly of Brooklyn NY)
The world is a bit darker place for the loss of Vincent M Alfi, who has been a beacon of love and life for so many in his too short time here. He will be missed more than we can ev ...

Other

Arthur Edson Merriman, 73, Sandy Springs
Arthur Edson Merriman of Sandy Springs, GA. passed away Friday, September 14, 2012. Born in Waterbury, Conn. to Warren and Doris Merriman. Graduate of Georgetown University, Schoo ...
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.