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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 17th, 2013

Gwinnett

Ruby Forrester Young, 84, Buford
Mrs. Ruby Forrester Young, age 84, of Buford passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Peachtree Christian Hospice, following a brief illness.Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Wed ...

Habersham

James (Jimmy) Sumner, 76, Baldwin
Funeral services for James "Jimmy" Sumner, age 76 of Baldwin will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM from the Grace - Calvary Episcopal Church. The Revere ...
Jim H. Goss, 87, Demorest
Jim H. Goss, age 87, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at a private care facility following an extended illness. Mr. Goss was born on May 28, 1925, i ...

Hall

Bobbie Joan Barrett Moore, 80, Gainesville and Lula
Bobbie Joan Barrett Moore, age 80 of Gainesville and Lula, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Landmark Hospital, Athens, Georgia fo ...

Jackson

Henry Edward Brown, 64, Commerce
Mr. Henry Edward Brown, age 64, of Commerce died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital. Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Henry Edward Brown, Sr. and Kathleen P ...
Katie Ruth King Peek, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Katie Ruth King Peek age 90, of Commerce died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. Mrs. Peek was born in Americus, GA to the late, James Howell and ...

Lumpkin

Tommy C. King, 69, Dahlonega
Tommy C. King, 69, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday February 17, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born March 5, 1943 in Cornelia, Geor ...

White

Betty Jean Ash Black, 77, Cleveland
Betty Jean Ash Black, 77, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from an extended illness. Born on August 7, 1935, she was the epitome o ...
Richard F. Leonard, 81, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Richard F. Leonard, age 81, of Cleveland. Mr. Leonard passed away February 17, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Arrangements are incompl ...
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.