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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 13th, 2013

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Stephen Paul Ford, 28, Winder
Stephen Paul Ford, age 28 of Winder passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...

Forsyth

William Clarence Cooper, Sr., 63, of Cumming, GA died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was born on September 25, 1949 i ...

Habersham

Barry Allen "Bear" Williams, age 57, of Alto, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Atlanta Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Williams was born January ...
John C. Tatum, 91, Batesville
Funeral services for John C. Tatum, age 91, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, September 16, 2013 from the Providence Baptist Church. Dr. ...
Louise Blaine Bonner, 92, Clarkesville
Louise Blaine Bonner, age 92, of Clarkesville died September 8, 2013 at her residence.Born on March 16, 1921 in Berkley, California Mrs. Bonner was the daughter of the late Clarenc ...

Hall

Mr. William Elonzo "Billy" Hood, Jr., age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on September 13, 2013 following an extended illness. A celebration of his life is planne ...
Winston J. Haygood, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Winston J. Haygood, Sr., age 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Doris Haygood, Decatur, GA. H ...

Jackson

George 'Ronnie' Wilkes, 64, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for George "Ronnie" Wilkes age 64 of Commerce who passed away Friday September 13th, 2013. Mr. Wilkes was born in Jackson County to t ...
Peggy Jo Young, 77, Cumming
Peggy Jo Young, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Peggy was born in Monticello, GA to Arthur D. and Bessie R ...

Other

Cheyenne Gabrielle Heard, age 17, of Canton, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Cheyenne was a senior at Creekview High School. Her senior project was called Tying up Cancer ...

Union

Sarah Jean Farmer, 68, Suches
Sarah Jean Farmer, age 68 of Suches, GA, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013. Born on March 11, 1945, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of Maude Thompson Broome of Demores ...

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Wilborn Marion Nix, 86, Cleveland
Wilborn Marion Nix, age 86 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Nix was born November 22, 1926 in Cleveland to the late Mar ...
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.