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Local Obits for Thu. May 29th, 2014

Forsyth

Michael Bland Lewis, 71, Cumming
Michael Bland Lewis, age 71, received his final reward of eternal peace on May 29, 2014 after a two year illness. Michael Bland was born on April 3, 1943 in Atlanta, GA. He was pr ...

Gwinnett

Juanita Davis, 87, Buford
Mrs. Juanita Davis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Davis, Jr. She is survived by her children, Mela ...

Habersham

Frances Maria Morris Elrod Mote, age 81 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 23, 1933, she was a da ...
Harold T. Eide, 79, Demorest
Harold Theodore Eide, age 79, of Demorest, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014.Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 29, 1935, he was a son of the late Anton Eide and Ella Enger E ...
James Pearson Tyler, age 86 of Alto, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on September 16, 1927, he was a son of the late Harve Tyler and Mart ...
James William York, 89, Demorest
James William York, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 following a brief illness.Mr. York was born on January 14, 1925 in Rabun County, Georgia; so ...

Hall

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Prickett Edwards Parks of Gainesville, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Parks was born in Walnut Grove, AL., but had lived most of her li ...

Jackson

Sandra Gall Cleveland, 64, Hoschton
Sandra Gall Cleveland, age 64, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014. Sandra was an artist who loved the mountains, nature, the beach and motorcycling. She worked for 29 ...

Lumpkin

Bernice Crane Forziati, 84, Dahlonega
Bernice Crane Forziati, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Forziati was born December 24, 1929 in Madison County to th ...

Rabun

Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, Clayton
Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, of Clayton, GA, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born August 10, 1934 in Habersham County and was the son of Wa ...
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.