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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 24th, 2014

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Lois Ricker Suttles, 90, Winder
Lois Ricker Suttles, age 90, of Winder passed away Friday, October 24, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Harmony Grove United Methodist Churc ...

Dawson

Barry Andrew Harness, 58, Dawsonville
Barry Andrew Harness, age 58, of Dawsonville, GA entered into rest after a valiant 14 year battle with cancer on October 24, 2014. A loving, husband, father, & grandfather, he ...

Forsyth

Lou Ella Popham, 90, Cumming
Lou Ella Popham, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 24, 2014. Mrs. Popham was a member of Dave's Creek Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Elb ...

Gwinnett

William Royce Brogdon, 85, Carnesville, formerly of Buford
William Royce Brogdon, age 85, of Carnesville, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at Emory Midtown Hospital Hospice. He was preceded in death by h ...

Habersham

Doris H. Overton, 82, Demorest
Doris H. Overton, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2014 following a sudden illness.Mrs. Overton was born on January 12, 1932 to the late William C ...
Mr. Steve William Blackburn, 54, of 118 Heritage Garden Drive, Baldwin, passed away Friday, October, 24, 2014, at Scenic Overlook Road in Tallulah Falls. A son of the late George W ...

Hall

Barbara Montgomery Thornhill, 79, Flowery Branch
Barbara Montgomery Thornhill, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014.She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Rev. Harold G. Th ...
Calvin Wayne Williams, 67, Gainesville
Calvin Wayne Williams, 67, of Gainesville died October 24, 2014. Calvin grew up in Millen, GA where he attended Jenkins County High School. Most recently, Calvin lived in Athens an ...
Stella Louise Burnette, 65, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held Monday October 27, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home for Stella Louise Burnette, 65, of Gainesville. Rev. Ernie Bryson will of ...

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Freda Ann Gable, 57, Comer
Ms. Freda Ann Gable, age 57, of Comer, GA died Friday, October 24, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Ms. Gable was born in Royston and was a homemaker. She is survived by her br ...
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.