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Francesco Scioscia, 88, Winder
Francesco Scioscia, age 88, of Winder passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, W ...
Henry Jewell Hill, 81, Statham
Mr. Henry Jewell Hill, age 81 of Mulberry Grove Assisted and Retirement Living in Statham, GA died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hill was born ...

Forsyth

Evelyn Gazaway Sanders, 91, Cumming
Mrs. Sanders, age 91, was born on January 6, 1922 in North Forsyth County. Her parents were Reverend Charlie and Mrs. Ollie Gazaway. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church ...
Janie Wood Tavenier Eidell, age 63 and native of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013. She was a member of Roanoke Baptist Church. Janie was a loving wife, mother, ...
Shirley Jean (Elrod) Reid, born July 22, 1935 in the Settingdown Community of Cumming, GA, passed in peace after an extended illness on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 with her family by ...

Gwinnett

Willis C. Robinson, 94, Buford
Mr. Willis C. Robinson was born July 4, 1918 to the late Major and Paralee Williams Robinson of Buford, Georgia. On March 20, 2013 at the golden age of 94, our beloved Willis Robi ...

Habersham

Jane Whitaker, 78, Cornelia
Mrs. Laura Jane Jenkins Whitaker, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away March 20, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Newberry, S.C. on December 11, 1933, she was a daughter of th ...
Mildred Currier Bentley, 96, Cornelia
Miss Mildred Currier Bentley, age 96 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.Born October 03, 1916 in Franklin, NC, she was the daughter of ...

Hall

Gloria Bennett, 54, Gainesville
Gloria Bennett, 54, of Gainesville passed away Friday March 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Born January 20, 1959 in Haverty Grass, Maryland, she had been livi ...
Henry Baker, 94, Gainesville
Henry Baker, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sa ...
Marjorie (Dyer) Elrod, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Marjorie (Dyer) Elrod, age 96, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 ...
Mr. Paul Michael Haynes, 61, of Lula, GA., passed away March 20, 2012 following a brief illness. Born in Gainesville on October 26, 1951, he was the son of the late Alfred "A ...

Lumpkin

James Thomas Lee, 75, Dahlonega
James Thomas Lee, 75, of Dahlonega, went home to be with the Lord on March 20, 2013. A devoted and loving husband and father, Mr. Lee will be missed by many. Mr. Lee was born on ...

White

Rickey Gooch, 50, Cleveland
Rickey Gooch, age 50 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Gooch was born March 13, 1963 in Dahlonega to Geneva Anderson Gooch and the late Ray ...
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.