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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 2nd, 2014

Forsyth

On the morning of December 2, 2014, Francesca passed away peacefully and gracefully at her home in Cumming, GA, into the loving arms of the Lord Jesus after a courageous 20-month b ...
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, Cumming
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Louise was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Be ...

Gwinnett

Robert Carlton Priester, 67, Lawrenceville
Mr. Robert Carlton Priester, age 67, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his residence with family by his side. Funeral viewing will ...
William F. (Bill) Sanders, 72, Sugar Hill
William F. "Bill" Sanders, age 72, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and Miller Sanders; brother, ...

Habersham

Mary McDonald, 87, Clarkesville
Mary McDonald, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Habersham Home East following an extended illness.Mrs. McDonald was born in Clarkesvill ...

Hall

Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane,, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane, age 80, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Gillsville, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at her residence with family, following a brief illness. ...
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr, 64, Gainesville
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr., 64, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at a later ...
Hoyt Thomas "H.T." Jackson, 68, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at home with his family. Born in Hall County on June 14, 1946 he was the son of the late Hoyt and Mat ...
Joe Sims, 81, Gainesville
Joe Sims, 81, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, ...
Mary Elizabeth Clark (DeVore), 58, of Murrayville, passed away at her home with family on December 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Inez DeVore of Win ...
Richard Bullock, 79, Helen
Richard Bullock, age 79, of Helen, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Bullock; parents, Joe and Beatri ...
Tony "Melfry" James Smith, age 45 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...

Jackson

Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley,, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley, 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest on December 2, 2014.Mrs. Pixley was born in Saint Cath ...

White

Imogene Humphries, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Imogene Humphries, age 78 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Mrs. Humphries was born on December 27, 1935, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Efford and Mart ...
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.