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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 4th, 2013

Gwinnett

Joseph Brown, 88, Lawrenceville
Joseph Lil Brown, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA died on February 4, 2013. He was born June 18, 1924 in Concord, KY. He was preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Daisy Brown, br ...
Sherri King Pirkle, 63, Buford
Ms. Sherri King Pirkle, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013. She was preceded in death by her father, Glenn King. She is survived by her daughter and son- ...

Habersham

Brenda Sue Ledford Smith, 63, Turnerville
Funeral services for Brenda Sue Ledford Smith, age 63, of Turnerville will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 5:30 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will fol ...
Gladys Davis Pitts, 85, Mt. Airy
Gladys Davis Pitts, age 85 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013, at the Oaks at Scenic View, following a period of declining health. Born in Madison County, North Caro ...

Hall

Harley Parker, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. Harley Parker, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Lillie Parker; and brothers, Roy Parker, ...
Ira D. Forrester, 88, Clermont
Funeral service will be held for, Ira D. Forrester,Sr. age 88 of Clermont, will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Holly Springs Baptist Church. Interment will be in the c ...
Preston (Pete) E. Yates, Sr, 90, Gainesville
Preston (Pete) E. Yates, Sr., 90, of Gainesville, GA. (formerly of Belleville, IL.) passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Yates was born on Jan. ...

Jackson

Lollie Ann Huff Hooks, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lollie Ann Huff Hooks, 68, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Sunday February 3, 2013. Mrs. Hooks was born in Jefferson, Georgia the ...
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.