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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 21st, 2013

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Ronald Eugene Faith, 66, Auburn
Ronald Eugene Faith, age 66, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfunera ...

Gwinnett

Jean Crowe Howell, 71, Buford
Mrs. Jean Crowe Howell, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Talmadge Howell; daughter, Connie Fancher; ...
Louise Stewart Smith, 83, Sugar Hill
Mrs. Louise Stewart Smith, age 83, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her mother, Zonie Samples Stewart; father, Ancil Neil S ...

Habersham

John Wesley Harper, 92, Cornelia
Funeral services for John Wesley Harper, age 92, of Cornelia will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. James Dumas and Rev. Scott L ...
Pernell Taylor Smith, 87, Demorest
Mrs. Pernell Taylor Smith, age 87 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.Born on January 21, 1926, in Coker Creek, Tennessee, she was a da ...

Hall

Clara Florine McDuffie, 81, Gainesville
Clara Florine McDuffie age 81 of Gainesville passed away August 21, 2013 at her residence.Mrs. McDuffie was born December 17, 1931 in Habersham County to the late Thomas and Nealer ...
Gary David Smith, 66, Gainesville
Gary David Smith, son of David V. and Elizabeth Smith, was 66 years old when he died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. He was born Feb. 26, 1947, in Gainesville, Ga. A visitation will ...

Jackson

Helen L. Willingham, 77, Braselton
Helen L. Willingham, age 77, of Braselton, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013. She was a good hardworking and supportive mom with a great sense of humor who was loved by many an ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Joe "Woody" Wood, 66, of Talmo, Ga. who passed away Wednesday August 21, 2013. Mr. Wood was born in Talmo, Ga., a son ...

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Carroll John Ver Steeg (C.J.), 76, New Smyrna Beach, FL,
Carroll John Ver Steeg (C.J.), age 76, of Cumming also of New Smyrna Beach, FL, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. He was a graduate of Hobart College in Geneva, NY. C.J. was ...

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Sue Farmer, 69, Cleveland
Mrs. Sue Farmer, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Farmer was born on January 31, 1944. She was a homemaker and attended Town Creek ...
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.