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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 12th, 2013

Banks

Ronald Joel Leach, 65, Maysville
Mr. Ronald Joel Leach, age 65, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Leach was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Roy and Vennie Brown Leach. Mr. ...

Dawson

Shane Michael Thurmond, 42, Dawsonville
Shane Michael Thurmond, 42, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Born February 3, 1971, he was a lifelong resident of ...

Forsyth

Mandy Helen Born, 77, Cumming
Mandy Helen Born, age 77 and a native of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She was a member of Pine Crest Baptist Church. Helen loved her Church and family and ...
Valerie Jean Martin, 29, Cumming
Valerie Jean Martin, of Forsyth County, GA, age 29, passed away on March 12, 2013. Valerie loved her family and friends intensely. She was high spirited and full of life. Valerie w ...

Habersham

Mildred Montez Brady, 77, Baldwin
Mildred Montez Brady, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenville, South Carolina on December 07, 1935, she was a ...

Hall

Barbara Lee Wilson, 65, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Barbara Lee Wilson, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at her residence. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 15, 2013 from the Chapel ...

Jackson

Grace Maddox Cornett, 95, Hoschton
Mrs. Grace Maddox Cornett, 95 of Hoschton died Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A lifelong resident of Jackson County, Mrs. Cornett was the daughter o ...
William Thomas Self, 73, Braselton
Mr. William Thomas Self, age 73 of Braselton passed away, Tuesday March 12, 2013. Funeral services will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, w ...

Lumpkin

Michael Garrett Welch, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Garrett Welch , age 56 of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013.He had lived in Lumpkin County since 1980 after moving here from Harland, Kentucky. ...

Other

Lillian S. Strickland, 83, Colbert
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Lillian S. Strickland, 83, of Colbert who passed away early Tuesday morning at her residence. Born ...
Veda Rebecca Pruitt, 72, Canton
Veda Rebecca Pruitt, of Canton, GA, age 72, passed away on March 12, 2013. She is preceded in death by her son, Allen Addington and her parents, Alva and Emily Buckley. Survivors i ...

White

Everett Mills Hopper Jr., 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Everett Mills Hopper Jr., age 73 of Cleveland. Mr. Hopper passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013.Graveside services are ...
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.