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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 22nd, 2014

Dawson

Paul F. Helton, 79, Dawsonville
Paul F. Helton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a sudden illness.Born November 24, 1934 to the late J. W. and Mary ...

Habersham

Robert L. Farmer, 75, Cornelia
Robert L. Farmer, age 75 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Born in White County on April 25, 1938, he was a son of the late Robert A. Farmer and Mae Belle Soseb ...

Hall

Carroll Jean Herington, 94, Gainesville
Carroll Jean Herington, age 94, of Gainesville formerly of Stone Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at New Horizon Limestone following an extended ill ...
Corine Jackson Lott, 64, Gainesville
Corine Jackson Lott, age 64 of Gainesville, Ga. died January 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at New Salem Baptist Church at 12 noon. Professional Services are e ...
Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm on Friday January 24, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel, for Ms. Glynda Presley McCommon, 67, of Gainesville. Rev. Lamar Purcell, Rev. Darry ...
James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr, 45, Gainesville
Mr. James S. (Jim) Cornett, Jr., age 45, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2014. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, January 26, ...
Sherry Timms Smith, 60, Sugar Hill
Sherry Timms Smith, age 60, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Buren and Grace Westbrooks Timms; sister, Sandra ...

Jackson

Arie Ann Bryant, 50, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Arie Ann Bryant, 50, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014.Mrs. Bryant was born in Louisville, Kentucky a ...
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, Commerce
Fabian Johnny Worley, 51, passed away on January 22, 2014. Mr. Worley was born and resided in Commerce, GA. He was the son of the late James and Gladys Worley. He was an avid car e ...
Ronald Boyer, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Boyer, 76, of Jefferson, Ga. who passed away Wednesday January 22, 2014. ...

Lumpkin

Ellen Altois Allman, 63, Dahlonega
Ellen Altois Allman, age 63, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, in Camden, SC.Ellen was born in Michigan, raised her children in Dahlonega, GA, and had lived in Camden, SC since 199 ...

White

George Urwin Metcalf Jr., 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. George Urwin Metcalf Jr, age 83 of Cleveland. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014 ...
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.