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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 6th, 2013

Forsyth

Tate Head, 76, Cumming
Tate Head, age 76, of Cumming, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013. Tate was a resident of Cherokee County for 59 years and a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Survivors inclu ...

Gwinnett

Mary J. Hutto, 89, Buford
Mary J. Hutto, age 89 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Friday, December 6, 2013. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, December, 8, 2013 at 3:00PM at First Baptist Church, Buford. Rev ...

Hall

Ann Short Roberts Prather, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Ann Short Roberts Prather, 81 of Gainesville died Friday December 6, 2013. Born in Commerce, Ga., Mrs. Prather had lived in Gainesville for all of her life. She was the daught ...
Christopher Michael Warga, 30, Gainesville
Christopher Michael Warga, age 30, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, December 6, 2013. Memorial Service scheduled for 3:00 pm Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Memorial Park ...
Louise Hazel Turpin, 87, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday December 8, 2013 at Midway United Methodist Church for Louise Hazel Turpin age 87 of Gillsville. The Rev. Howard Bledsoe and Rev ...

Lumpkin

Shirley T Rowe, Dahlonega
Shirley T Rowe of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 after an extended illness at her residence. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Terry Rowe. ...

Stephens

J.O. Garrett, 84, Toccoa
Mr. J.O. Garrett, age 84, of E. Tugalo St., Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013, at the Stephens County Hospital.A son of the late Judge H. and Ollie Loudermilk Garret ...
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.