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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 28th, 2014

Barrow

Frances Lovin Beddingfield, age 83, with faith in Christ, passed from this aspect of life on October 28th, 2014. Waiting for Frances' arrival in God's promised eterna ...

Forsyth

Carl Eugene "Gene" Swafford, age 70 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Mr. Swafford was a U.S. Army veteran and proud receiptant of the Bronze Star for h ...
Elizabeth Little Johnson, born 2/27/1929 in Birmingham, AL, the Matriarch of our family, was called home on Tuesday, October 28. She is predeceased by her parents, Harrell Walton ...

Gwinnett

Karl Meth, 75, Buford
Mr. Karl Meth, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, J. T. Bui ...
Phoebe Lynn Bowden Wright, 59, Lawrenceville
Phoebe Lynn Bowden Wright, 59 of Lawrenceville, GA died Oct. 28, 2014 after a heroic battle with colon cancer.Phoebe is survived by her husband of thirty two years, Fred Wright, th ...

Hall

Jerry Ray Hamil, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Ray Hamil age 64 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his residence. Graveside services are scheduled for Sunday, November ...

Other

Sophia Lyn Bowles, age 51, of Ila, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 following a series of extended illnesses. Ms. Bowles was born on January 1, 1963 in Orlando, ...
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.