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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 21st, 2013

Dawson

Carol Whitaker, 81, Dawsonville
Carol Whitaker, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born January 5, 1932 in Dawson County to the late Hok ...

Habersham

Doris Tomlin Burrell, 85, Evans formerly of Cornelia
Doris Elaine Tomlin Burrell, age 85, of Evans, Georgia formerly of Cornelia, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.Born on February 28, 1928, in Cleve ...

Hall

Connie Padgett Hendrix, 63, Flowery Branch
Ms. Connie Padgett Hendrix, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Octobe ...
Elizabeth E. Martin, 94, Gainesville
Memorial Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday November 2, 2013 at First Baptist Church for Elizabeth Elrod Martin age 94 of Gainesville. Dr. Bill Coates and Otto Toledo wi ...
Grace Sue Smith, 86, Gainesville
Grace Sue Smith, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at ...
Tom McCollum, 70, Suwanee
Tom McCollum, age 70, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Miles and Mary McCollum. He is survived by his wife of sevent ...

Lumpkin

Bettie (Norman) Rogers, 59, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bettie (Norman) Rogers, age 59, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Memorial Services area schedule ...

Other

Lynn Burks Cohran, 58, Riverdale
Lynn Burks Cohran, 58, of Riverdale, GA passed away Monday October 21, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born February 6, 1955, she was a 1973 graduate of North Clay ...
Tamra Lea Walker Biggerstaff, age 56 of Carrollton, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Tanner Health Care in Carrollton, Georgia following a sudden illness. ...
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.