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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 23rd, 2013

Banks

Ivie Funeral Home announces services for James Aubrey Kitchens 55 of Homer who died Feb. 23, 2013. Survivors include a brother Tim Kitchens of Homer, one niece 3 Aunts, 2 Uncles a ...
Kathleen Saamples Lewallen, age 96, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Having been a lifelong residence of Banks County, Kathleen was born on February 7 ...

Dawson

Jason Harben, 36, Dawsonville
Jason Harben, 36, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 23, 2013 at Embracing Hospice following a short illness. Born August 31, 1976, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson C ...

Forsyth

Adele Gilda Simerly, 55, Cumming
Adele Gilda Simerly, 55 of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at her residence with her family by her side. Adele was a loving wife and mother who loved homeschool ...
James E. (Jim) Rogers, 60, Cumming
James E. (Jim) Rogers, age 60 , of Cumming, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and extraordinary man and a friend to anyone he me ...

Habersham

Evelyn Brown Church, 90, Clarkesville
Evelyn Brown Church, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013, in Greenville, South Carolina. Evelyn was born in Clermont Georgia on September 22 ...

Hall

Drew Wilson, 48, Gainesville
Drew was born and grew up in Gainesville, Georgia. He was married in 1990, and settled his family here. He attended Emory University at Oxford followed by the University of Georgia ...
John L. Nunn, 68, Gainesville
Mr. John L. Nunn, age 68, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral Services will be 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 25, 2013 f ...
Kenneth Kermit Kriston, 66, Gainesville
Mr. Kenneth Kermit Kriston, 66 of Gainesville died Saturday February 23, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Kriston was born in Polk County, Florida and had lived in ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Janie Lynn Wilson Garrett, 41, of Commerce who passed away on Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born ...
Rena Powers Crow, 101, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rena Powers Crow, age 101 of Jefferson, Georgia. Mrs. Crow was born in Franklin County Georgia, was a member of First Baptist Church ...

White

Elizabeth Juanita Abernathy, 91, Robertstown
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Miss Elizabeth Juanita Abernathy, age 91, of Robertstown. Miss Abernathy passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. Funeral ...
Mr. Leonard (Bud) Wesley Davis age 67 of Cleveland passed away Saturday February 23, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Davis was born in Lumpkin County the ...
Leonard W. Davis, 67, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Leonard W. Davis age 67 of Cleveland.Mr. Davis passed away February 23, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.Arrangements ...
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.