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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 12th, 2014

Forsyth

Matha Tallant Tribble, 95, Cumming
Mrs. Matha Tallant Tribble, age 95, of Cumming, died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was a devoted wife for over 64 years, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. M ...

Gwinnett

Larry Orin Wilson, 67, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Orin Wilson, 67, of Hoschton, Georgia, who entered into rest on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.Mr. Wilson was born in Fort Payne, Al ...

Hall

John Earnest Jones, Jr, 79, Gainesville
John Earnest Jones, Jr., 79, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial Serv ...
Kathleen McDaniel Banks, 83, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Kathleen McDaniel Banks, age 83, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-one years, Bunyan F. Ban ...

Jackson

Oley Milton Ward, 77, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Oley Milton Ward 77 of Commerce who died Wednesday Nov. 12, 2014. Survivors include his children Oley Ward Jr. and Ray Ward bo ...

Lumpkin

Harold Louis Dupuy, 87, Dahlonega
Mr. Harold Louis Dupuy, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014.He was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, but spent most of his adult life in Georgia. He ...

Other

Fred M. (Delice) Walker, Jr, 93, Alpharetta
Mrs. Fred M. (Delice) Walker, Jr. (93), of Alpharetta, GA, peacefully passed from this world on 11-12-14, after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Born Martha Delice ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marion Louise Thornton Hosea, age 85 of 516 Highway 184, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.