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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 24th, 2013

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doris Evelyn Holman Eidson, age 84, of Winder, GA, who passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Mrs. Eidson was born in Oakwood, GA, ...
Karen Jean Hall, 54, Bethlehem
Karen Jean Hall, age 54, of Bethlehem passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Karen loved to read, she enjoyed the beach and the mountains. Her family and grandchildren were the l ...

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Elizabeth D. "Libby" Johnson, 70, of Cumming, GA went to be with the Lord on April 24, 2013. Born in Alpharetta, GA she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Do ...
Kathy Renee' Alig, 47, Cumming
Kathy Renee' Alig, age 47, of Forsyth County, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013. She loved gardening, fishing, and cooking for her extended family. Survivors include her belo ...

Hall

Gary Galavitz, 50, Flowery Branch
Mr. Gary Galavitz, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marion F. Galavitz; and brother Donald ...
Kathryn 'Kitty' Brooks, 87, Gainesville
Kathryn R. Brooks, "Kitty" 87, died on April 24, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Born in Highland City, FL to Susie and George W. Riddle on December 8, 1925, she grew up in ...

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Ernest Briseno Hernandez, 77, Braselton
Mr. Ernest Briseno Hernandez, age 77, of Braselton passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his residence. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013 fr ...

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Lewis William Warren, 79, Morganton
Mr. Lewis William Warren, age 79, of Morganton, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Effie Warren; two brothers; and thr ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Mrs. Mary Lou Parham Cleghorne, 82, of Colbert who passed away peacefully at her residence and went ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.