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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 31st, 2014

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Jimmy Jackson Conley, 79, Winder
Jimmy Jackson Conley, age 79, of Winder passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. P ...

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Steven Lewis, 48, Dawsonville
Steven "Steve" Lewis, 48, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday December 31, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born February 12, 1966 in Ft. Ben ...

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Melinda Anne Freeman Stancel, age 56 of Grayson, GA died Tuesday, December 30, 2014 after an extended illness.Funeral service will be held Friday, January 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Ham ...

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Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, 76, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Rachel Mae Wood Franklin, age 76, of Mt. Airy will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Walter Singletary, Rev. ...

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Betty Ann Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Ann Wilson, 87, of Murrayville, GA., passed away December 31, 2014 following an extended illness. Born on October 15, 1927 in Columbus, GA., she was the daughter of the late ...
Betty Wilson, 87, Murrayville
Betty Wilson, 87, of Murrayville passed away on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 3, 2015 in the chapel of Little & D ...
John B. (J.B.) Shope Jr., 90, Gainesville
Mr. John B. (J.B.) Shope, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, Janua ...

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Flora Heck Hoysradt, 92, Hoschton
Flora Heck Hoysradt, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 7 ...

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Mrs. Jimmie Westmoreland Davis, age 88 of 659 Whispering Pines Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at the Habersham Medical Center in Demorest, GA. A daughte ...
Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Rosie Lee Freeman Ash, age 86 of 197 Fern Point Drive, Apt, 206, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Gateway Health and Rehab in Cleveland, Georgia.A d ...
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.