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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 21st, 2013

Banks

Alton Ford Kemp, 79, Gillsville
Alton Ford Kemp, age 79 of Gillsville, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Charles "Chuck" Raymond Jones, 79, who passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at his residence located at 149 Mintz Road in Maysv ...

Gwinnett

Frank O'Neal, 79, Buford
Mr. Frank O'Neal, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Christian O'Neal. He is survived by his c ...
Jack L. Peppers, 81, Sugar Hill
Mr. Jack L. Peppers, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his son, Jack Barry Peppers; parents, Rosie and Grover Peppers ...
Joseph "Bob" Wigley, 57, Sugar Hill
Mr. Joseph "Bob" Wigley, age 57, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. W. and Willie Roe Wigley; and b ...

Habersham

Charles E. O'Farrell, 82, Clarkesville
Charles E. O'Farrell, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at his residence.Mr. O'Farrell was born on February 12, 1931, in Fulto ...
Donald R. Ellison, 85, Cornelia
Donald R. Ellison, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia formerly of Salt Lake City, Utah passed away early Thursday, February 21, 2013, morning at his residence. Mr. Ellison was born on De ...

Hall

David Collins, Gainesville
David Collins, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on February, 21, 2013. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Eden Mozzelle Sosebee, Inf, Gainesville
Eden Mozzelle Sosebee, baby, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away February, 21, 2013. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the WImberly & Jackson Funeral Home
Eston (Tarzan) Wayne Putman, 53, Gainesville
Eston (Tarzan) Wayne Putman, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services ar ...
Patricia Ann Treutle, 59, Flowery Branch
Patricia Ann Treutle, age 59, peacefully passed away February 21, 2013 at her home in Flowery Branch, GA, after an arduous battle with cancer. Patricia was born August 6, 1953, in ...
Reverend Edmond Franklin Harris, age 89 of Gainesville, went home to be with our Lord early Thursday Morning, February 21, 2013 at Ronnie Green Heart Center of Northeas ...
Thomas F. Johnson, 71, Murrayville
Mr. Thomas F. Johnson, age 71, of Murrayville, GA, passed away Thursday February 21, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Thomas was born in Peekskill, NY, and move ...

Jackson

Carolyn Mitton, 83, Jefferson
Mrs. Carolyn Bagwell Mitton, 83, of Jefferson, Georgia, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday, February 21, 2013. Mrs. Mitton was born in Downsville, Louisiana, a daughter ...
Charity Clark Miller, 38, Braselton
Charity Clark Miller, age 38, of Braselton passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawson ...
Charles L. Coggins, 76, Commerce
Mr. Charles L. Coggins, age 76, of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013.He is survived by his children, Keith Coggins, Commerce, GA, Penny Pruett, Buford, GA and ...
Randy Keith Evans, 53, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Randy Keith Evans, age 53, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013. Mr. Evans was born in Athens, GA, a son to th ...

Other

Betty Hogan Matthews, 83, Tifton
Mrs. Betty Hogan Matthews, 83 of Gainesville formerly of Tifton, Georgia Thursday February 21, 2013 at her son's residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday F ...
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.