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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 15th, 2013

Barrow

Jerry Wayne Blevins, 47, Auburn
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Jerry Wayne Blevins, 47, of Auburn who passed away early Thursday morning at the Barrow County Regional Medical Center in Winder ...

Forsyth

Carson Ray Frier, 16, Cumming
Carson Ray Frier, age 16, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. Carson was attending his Junior year at Forsyth County Central High School. He was an avid sports fan a ...

Habersham

Ollie Johnson, 75, Clarkesville
Ollie Johnson, age 75, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013, at a private care facility following a period of declining health. Mrs. Johnson was born ...

Hall

Betty Louise Craig, 91, Charlotte, NC.
Betty Louise Craig, 91, from Charlotte, NC passed away in Gainesville, Georgia on August 15th, 2013. Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the ...
Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Emily Burke, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mrs. Burke was born on May 17, 1926 to the late Frank Lee and Ora Tatum Sutton of Sau ...
Ruby Sheila Barrett, 74, Gainesville
Ruby Sheila Barrett, 74, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on August 15th, 2013. The family has not announced a Memorial Service at this time. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home ...

Jackson

Darin Lee Dyer Jr, 26, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Darin Lee Dyer Jr., age 26, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mr. Dyer was born in Decatur, GA, a son to Sha ...
Lillian McNeal Bennett, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillian McNeal Bennett, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mrs. Bennett was born in Winde ...
William Thomas Ragsdale, 71, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for William Thomas Ragsdale, age 71, of Commerce. Mr. Ragsdale passed away on Wednesday August 15th. He was born in Lilburn and was the son of ...

Other

Morris N. Williams, 68, Roswell
Morris N. Williams, age 68, of Roswell passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. He was a care free gentleman and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a member of Shiloh United Methodi ...
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.