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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 21st, 2014

Forsyth

Kenneth Lee Jones, 59, Cumming
"Dog" Kenneth Lee Jones, age 59 of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. "Dog" was the most amazing man on the face of this earth. He was loving, cari ...
Maurice Stephen Moore, 52, Cumming
Maurice Stephen Moore, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. Born November 6, 1961, Berlin, Germany. Steve was an "Army Brat", moving all around the world. He moved t ...

Hall

Ellis Cantrell, 75, Gainesville
On Friday, February 21, 2014, Ellis Cantrell slipped away quietly to reunite with loved ones who had gone on before him. Ellis was born to the late Virgil and Irene Cantrell in Cl ...
John Issac Moses, 82, Buford
John Issac Moses, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Shirley Calhoun Moses, Buford, GA; children, Mel ...
Larry C. Pitts, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Larry C. Pitts, 64, of Gainesville, GA left to meet his creator and his savior, Jesus Christ after a strong and courageous battle with cancer on February 21, 2014. Mr. Pitts w ...
Myrtice Roberts Cain, 88, Chestnut Mountain
Myrtice Roberts Cain, age 88 of Chestnut Mountain, GA, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014 at home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on ...
Rabon Gee Carder, 77, Gainesville
Mr. Rabon Gee Carder, 77 of Gainesville died Friday February 21, 2014. A life long resident of Hall County, Mr. Carder was the son of the late Carey Leco and Eula Mae Tapp Carder. ...

Jackson

William Wayne Adams, 74, Nicholson
Mr. William Wayne Adams, age 74 of Nicholson died Friday, February, 21, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Adams was born in Fulton County to the late, Johnnie Mell and Julia Love Moore A ...

Other

Sheila C. Knight, 55, Ball Ground
Sheila C. Knight, age 55 of Ball Ground, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who liked to have a good time in life. She was prece ...
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.