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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 21st, 2014


Willis M. Thrasher, 86, Dawsonville
Willis M. Thrasher, age 86, of Dawsonville, passed away, Tuesday, October 21, 2014.Survivors include his wife, Patty Thrasher of Dawsonville, a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Je ...


Annie Etheleen Pilcher, 82, Cumming
Annie Etheleen Pilcher, age 82 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Mrs. Pilcher was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband Tho ...


Suzanne McIntire Booker, age 62 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 following a battle with cancer. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM at H ...
Thomas Henry Payne, 63, Buford
Thomas Henry Payne, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred T. Payne. He is survived by his mother and stepfa ...
Vernon Russell "Mike" McCracken, Jr., age 60, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mac and Virginia McCracken ...


Guadalupe Cruz, 17, Gainesville
Guadalupe Cruz, 17, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm ...
.Clarence Leonard England, 71, Gainesville
Clarence Leonard England, 71, of Gainesville passed away on October 21, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral Services with be held on Friday, Oc ...
Brandi Leigh Hester, 35, Gainesville
Brandi Leigh Hester, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Memorial ...
Cesar A. Rodriguez, 81, Gainesville
Cesar A. Rodriguez died on October 21, 2014, he was 81 years old. Funeral services were provided by Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery. A Celebration of Life and Chapel S ...
Donald R. Adams, 67, Gainesville
Donald R. Adams, age 67 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...


Doris Quillen Murgo, 78, Jefferson
Doris Quillen Murgo, age 78, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She was survived by her son Eric Murgo and wife Jennifer. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 45 ...


Mr. Larry Morris Vinson, Sr., age 69 of 625 Mountain View Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at his residence.A son of the late Charlie William and Mary El ...
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.