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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 20th, 2014

Banks

Lynn Edwin Twiggs, Gillsville
Mr.Lynn Edwin Twiggs, age 65 of Gillsville, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, October 20, 2014, to join his beloved wife and family in heaven. Funeral ...

Forsyth

James Allen "Jimmy" Neisler, age 75, of Cumming, passed away on October 20th, 2014. Jimmy lived a simple life, finding joy as he sat on his front porch and looked out at ...

Hall

​Lawrence Youhanaian, 74, Gainesville
​Lawrence Youhanaian, 74, of Gainesville died Thursday October 16, 2014. Arrangements Pending. Little & Davenport Funeral Home Gainesville is in charge of arrangeme ...
Mary Carol Bushnell McRoberts, age 79, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away from an extended illness, on October 20, 2014. Born in Toledo, Ohio on December 13, 1934 to Howard Vince ...
William Joe Tench, 87, Gainesville
William Joe Tench, age 87, of Gainesville, entered into rest on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral service ...

Jackson

Brenda Adams, 62, Braselton
Brenda Adams, age 62, of Braselton passed away Monday, October 20, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Saturday, October 25, 2014 at The Fisherman's Net, ...

Other

Mr. Christopher T. Fitzpatrick, age 48, of Royston, GA died Monday, October 20, 2014 at Gentiva Hospice at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Athens to th ...
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.