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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 8th, 2013

Forsyth

Evelyn Barrett, 90, Cumming
Evelyn Barrett, of Forsyth County, GA, age 90, passed away on January 8, 2013. Evelyn was the rock of her family and loved to work and stay busy. She was a member of Zion Hill Bap ...

Hall

Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Bonnie Marie Shuler Winters age 89 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be he ...
Clayton Sheffield, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Clayton Sheffield age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday January 08, 2013 at Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
Florence V. Digsby, 70, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Florence V. Digsby, age 70, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, T. P. Digsby; and daughter, Melodie Paula ...

Jackson

Eugene Walter Duncan, 80, Commerce
Mr. Eugene Walter (Slim) Duncan, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Duncan was born in Ila to the late Pascal B. and Wilda Chandler Dunca ...

Lumpkin

Ruford Patterson, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Ruford Patterson, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Ruford was a native of Lumpkin County, and a retired industrial dry wall installer. He was the ...

Stephens

Hazel Hogan, 88, Toccoa
Hazel Mae Hogan, age 88 of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at Heritage Healthcare of Toccoa. Ms. Hogan was born June 21, 1924 in Habersham County to the late Tom and ...
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.