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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 24th, 2014

Banks

Melvin Kimbrell, 60, Lula
Melvin Kimbrell, age 60 of Lula, passed away Monday, November 24, 2014, at his residence. Born in Demorest on November 12, 1954, Melvin was the son of Kathryn Yarber Hix of Alto an ...

Habersham

Ann Jones Cathey, 58, Alto
Ann Jones Cathey, age 58, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 following an extended illness.Mrs. Cathey was born on August, 17 1956 in Demorest, Georgia. She ...
Rev. Alvin L. Oakes, Sr., 86, Demorest
Rev. Alvin L. Oakes, Sr., age 86 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Jonesboro, Georgia on June 13, 1928, he was a ...

Hall

Barbara Harris Harper, 85, Gainesville
Barbara Harris Harper, 85, of Gainesville, GA passed away on November 24, 2014 following a period of declining health. Born in Alliance OH, on September 11, 1929, she was the daugh ...
Brandy Leigh Shuman, 27, Gainesville
Brandy Leigh Shuman, 27, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Funeral ...
Dumas Ladd, 89, Clermont
Funeral services for, Dumas Ladd age 89 of Clermont, will be held at 2:00 p.m Wednesday November 26, 2014 in Concord Baptist Church.Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. La ...
Harry D. Scroggs, 96, Oakwood
Mr. Harry D. Scroggs, age 96, of Oakwood passed away Monday, November 24, 2014 at The Oaks at Limestone.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 29, 2014 in the Chap ...
Reathel Lois Long Symer, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Reathel Lois Long Swymer, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Pruitt Health Center in Decatur, Georgia following an extended illness.Funeral ser ...
Ruby Jane Grizzle, 80, Clermont
Mrs. Ruby Jane Grizzle, 80 of Clermont died Monday November 24, 2014 at her residence.Born in Fulton County, Mrs. Grizzle had lived in Hall County for most of her life. She was the ...

Jackson

William Douglas Pugh, 88, Commerce
William Douglas Pugh (88), Commerce, entered into rest on November 24, 2014. Born in Buford, Georgia on July 2, 1926; he was the son of the late William Wesley Pugh and the late Eu ...

Other

Angela Denise Earley Newton, 59, Jasper, formerly of Alpharetta
Angela Denise Earley Newton, 59, of Jasper, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Monday, November 24th, 2014. Memorial Services will be held, Friday, November 28th at 5:00 pm at Fo ...
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.