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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 29th, 2014

Banks

Mr. Eldridge L. (Ed) Samples, 85 of Homer passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 ...

Dawson

Sheila Jane Sosebee Bailey, 50, Dawsonville
Sheila Jane Sosebee Bailey, 50, of Dawsonville passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital.Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 2 ...

Forsyth

Kathleen Mynatt Ward, 88, Cumming
Kathleen Mynatt Ward, age 88, of Cumming, GA went to be with the Lord Saturday, November 29, 2014. A native of Knoxville, TN, Mrs. Ward has resided in Cumming for the past 22 years ...
William Cody Smith, 24, Cumming
William Cody Smith, age 24, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 29th, 2014.He was a member of Concord Baptist Church. Cody enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and any outdoor ...

Gwinnett

Verdis Clinton Puckett, age 86 of Buford, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014. A life-long resident of Gwinnett County, he was a graduate of Buford High School and the U. S. Ar ...

Habersham

Douglas Keith "Doug" Fry, 73, Clarkesville
Douglas Keith "Doug" Fry, age 73 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on December 15, 1 ...
Phimpha Ratanaxay, 68, Cornelia
Phimpha Ratanaxay, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Mr. Ratanaxay was born on May 4, 1946 in Laos to the late Khamta and Kham Rattanaxay. ...

Hall

Hugh Howell Brannon, 77, Cumming
Hugh Howell Brannon, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, November 28th, 2014. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. A Christian man of the Baptist faith, he was a ...
James Henry Herold, 73, Flowery Branch
James Henry Herold, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday,November 29, 2014. Mr. Herold was an United States Army Veteran and former City Council Member of Flowery Branch ...

Jackson

Margaret Johnson Maddox, 88, Hoschton
Margaret Johnson Maddox, age 88, of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chape ...
Sarah Ellen McNeal Marlow, 79, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Ellen McNeal Marlow, age 79, of Pendergrass, who entered into rest Saturday, November 29, 2014. Mrs. Marlow was born in Hazlehu ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Richard A. Griffin III, MD passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014. Richard was born June 29, 1936 in Gainesville, Georgia to Richard and Sharley Fay Griffin. He grew up in D ...

White

Jack Phillip Nix, 93, Cleveland
Jack Phillip Nix, 93, of Atlanta and Cleveland, Georgia died peacefully in his sleep on November 28, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia. He was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 6, 1921 ...
Shirley Black McDonald, 81, Cleveland
Mrs. Shirley Black McDonald, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014. Mrs. McDonald was born to the late Carl and Rosamond Ashe Black and grew up in Cleve ...
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.