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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 29th, 2013

Forsyth

John Wymond "Jerry" French, 88, of Cumming, GA died at his home on August 29, surrounded by his loving family.Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 pm on Sunday, Septe ...

Habersham

Glenn T. 'Bud' Asherbranner, 56, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Glenn T. "Bud" Asherbranner, age 56, of Demorest will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment w ...
Tem Lasopha, 81, Mt. Airy
Mrs. Tem Lasopha, age 81, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Lasopha was born on May 15, 1932, in Laos; daughter of the late Kon ...

Hall

Dora Lee Carlisle Stevens, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Dora Lee Carlisle Stevens, 86, of Gainesville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. ...
James Odus Hamby, 77, Gainesville
James Odus Hamby, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ser ...

Jackson

Gertrude Ketre, 89, Braselton
Gertrude Ketre, age 89, of Braselton, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013. She loved to swim and take care of babies and children. She was survived by her son Billy Palmer, III ...

White

Jacob Ross Gurule, 26, Cleveland
Jacob Ross Gurule, age 26, of Cleveland passed away Friday, August 29, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday, September 6, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...
On August 29, 2013 Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Ronald Graham, affectionately known as "Ron" to all of his friends, passed away from this life to heaven. He went to be with ...
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.