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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 16th, 2014

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Daniel Joseph Curtin, Jr., age 68, of Auburn passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.or ...
Floyd Newman Bennett, 81, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Floyd Newman Bennett, age 81, of Winder, Georgia, who entered into rest Thursday, October 16, 2014. Mr. Bennett was born in Gainesvill ...

Forsyth

David Brooks, 66, Cumming
David Brooks, age 66, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014. David was an Aircraft Technician for both Eastern and Northwest Airlines and especially enjoyed hunting. S ...
Ralph Cowart, 86, Atlanta, formerly of Forsyth County
Ralph Cowart, age 86, of Atlanta passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. A native of Forsyth County, Ralph was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by hi ...

Hall

Alicia Veé Carroll, 63, Murrayville
Alicia Veé Carroll, age 63 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are s ...
James William Hoyt Parks Jr, 85, Gainesville
Mr. James William Hoyt Parks Jr. age 85 of Gainesville passed away on October 16, 2014 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday October ...
Joseph Lee Gravitt, 72, Gainesville
Joseph Lee Gravitt, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Ray Payton Duncan, 68, Flowery Branch
Ray Payton Duncan, age 68 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Tara Leigh Gunter, 41, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Tara Leigh Gunter, age 41, of Lula who passed away on Thursday October 16th, 2014. She was the daughter of Alvin Lowell Gentry a ...

Lumpkin

Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Linda Paulette Buffington of Dahlonega. Services will be announced by Wards Funeral Home,758 Main Street, Gainesville.

Stephens

Aubrey Chester King, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Chester King, age 80, of 363 Dragonfly Cove, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital. Son of the late Ernest and Louise King, ...
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.