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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 22nd, 2013

Hall

Bobby Gene 'Jay' Hunter, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Bobby Gene (Jay) Hunter, age 77, of Dahlonega, Georgia , passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013.Mr. Hunter was born in Statham, Georgia on August 28, 1935. He was a resident of Lu ...
Edna Earl Wofford, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Edna Earl Wofford age 84 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ...
J.B. 'Jake' Lingerfelt, 75, Dahlonega
J.B. "Jake" Lingerfelt, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 after a brief illness.Jake was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and had reti ...
Jerre Mitchell Henderson, 83, Gainesville
Jerre Mitchell Henderson of Gainesville passed away August 22, 2013 at age 83. Jerre was preceded in death by his parents Effie and Howard Henderson, Sister Jeanette Ladetto, and ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Castellaw Eberhardt Shankle, age 99, of Commerce, went to be with the Lord August 22, 2013. Born in 1913 and raised in Maysville, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Ge ...
Stephen Lee Lawrence, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Stephen Lee Lawrence, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Mr. Lawrence was born in Decatur, GA, a son ...

Lumpkin

Geraldine Elizabeth (Jerri) Westberry Loggins, 81, Lake Worth, Florida, formerly of Gainesville, GA
Mrs. Geraldine Elizabeth "Jerri" Westberry Loggins, age 81, of Lake Worth Florida and formerly of Gainesville, GA died Thursday, August 22, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Flori ...
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.