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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 16th, 2013

Dawson

Elmer Lee Smith, 81, Dawsonville
Elmer Lee Smith, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 16, 2013 at Wellstar Wendy Hill Hospital following a period of declining health.Born September 24, 1931 in Gainesville, ...

Forsyth

William Grant Abernathy 5 years, 4 months, cradled in his mother's loving arms and surrounded by family and friends left his earthly home and ran into the arms of Jesus. He a ...

Habersham

Rev. James William Holden, age 61 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on June 01, 1952, he was a son of the late Sam L. and Iren ...

Hall

Jewell Dodd Suggs, 85, Gainesville
Jewell Ruth Dodd Suggs; age 85 , of Gainesville born November 4, 1927 left her earthly home on July 16, 2013 at N.E. Georgia Medical Center room 1107 at 8:20 pm to go be with her L ...
Mr. Kevin Clark Forrester, 44, of Lula passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was the son of Emory and Joyce Forrester. He was a member of Ho ...
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
‚ÄčWaffle 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.