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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 1st, 2014

Forsyth

Margaret Lillian "Peggy" Shiflett, age 72 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014. She attended St. Brendan's Catholic Church. Peggy enjoyed spending time wi ...
Ricky Allen Reagan, 57, Cumming
Ricky Allen Reagan, 57, of Cumming, GA passed peacefully at his home with his wife by his side. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ella Reagan, brothers, Charles, ...

Gwinnett

Charles C. "Chuck" Parris, age 75 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 after an extended illness. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2 PM at ...

Habersham

John Patrick "John Boy" Waters, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. ...

Hall

Charles O. 'Chuck' White, 62, Gainesville
Charles O. "Chuck" White passed away March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical center. Born on September 17, 1951, in Canton IL. to Joann Gibbs and Charles L. White. A v ...
Charlotte Starnes Dunagan, 91, Gainesville
Charlotte Starnes Dunagan, age 91 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at ­­her residence following an extended illness.Memorial services will be held ...
George W. Kellar, 86, Oakwood
Mr. George W. Kellar, age 86, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living, following an extended illness.Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., ...
Maria E. Hernandez, 79, Gainesville
Maria E. Hernandez 79 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 1, 2014 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral Home ...
Sylvia Jacqueline Cotterman, 61, Gainesville
Ms. Sylvia Jacqueline Cotterman, age 61, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial Serv ...
Tony Garner, 72, Gainesville
Max Anthony (Tony) Garner, 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his residence in Metter, Georgia after a short battle with cancer. He was born and ra ...

Jackson

Cecil Emery Burke, 64, Pendergrass
Cecil Emery Burke age 64 of Pendergrass passed away on Saturday March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at ...

Other

Billy Joe Swafford, 64, Tate
Billy Joe Swafford, 64, of Tate, GA passed away Friday February 28, 2014 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born August 28, 1949 in Gwinnett County to the ...
Justin Parham, 23, Hull
Ivie Funeral Home, Danielsville, announces services for Justin Parham, age 23, of Hull who passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014.Mr. Parham is survived by his father, Tim Parham; ...
Louise Carey, 79, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mrs. Louise Carey, 79, of Danielsville who passed away on Friday at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Born in Maysville, she ...
Wyolene Schell Kelly, 92, Carollton
Wyolene Schell Kelly, 92, loving mother and grandmother Wyolene Kelly was born and raised in Carrollton, Georgia, and though she lived most of her life in Atlanta, she also had liv ...

White

Sarah Ophelia Turner, 82, Cleveland
Sarah Ophelia (Fifi) Turner, 82 of Cleveland, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Fifi was born to the late Charlie Burch and Essie Elizabeth Ramey on May 4, 1931 in Rabun ...
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.