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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 23rd, 2013

Banks

Darrell Hewell, 67, Alto
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia announces the death of Darrell Hewell, age 67 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements ...
Joel Darrell Hewell, Sr., age 67, of Alto, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his residence.Born on November 02, 1945 in Clinton, South Carolina, he was a son of the late G ...

Forsyth

Jimmy David Passmore, 54, Cumming
Jimmy David Passmore, age 54 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at a friend's residence following an extended illness. Funeral service ...

Gwinnett

Willie Lou Wages, 98, Buford
Willie Lou Wages, age 98, of Buford, GA, died Wednesday October 23, 2013 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mil ...

Habersham

Cleo Ellard Stowe, 94, Cornelia
Mrs. Cleo Ellard Stowe, age 94 of 794 Frank Arrowood Road, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of the la ...
Paul Dennis Allen, 62, Cornelia
Paul Dennis Allen, age 62 of Hollywood, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 23, 1951, he was the son of Pa ...

Hall

Anthony 'Tony' Hulsey, 49, Gainesville
Mr. Anthony "Tony" Hulsey, 49 of Gainesville died Wednesday October 23, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announce ...
David Lee Everett,, 61, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Lee Everett, age 61, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Graveside Services will be 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2013 at Memorial Park South Cem ...
Hugh T. Atkinson, 94, Flowery Branch
Hugh T. Atkinson, age 94 passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at his home in Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 25, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at Hamilton ...
Terry Purcell, 64, Gainesville
Terry Lee Purcell, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Habersham County passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Mr. Purcell was born on July 8, 1949, in Stephens Count ...

Other

Elizabeth Head, 88, Plainville
Mrs. Elizabeth Head, age 88, of Plainville, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013following an extended illness. Mrs. Head was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and had s ...
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.