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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 6th, 2014

Dawson

Brenda Lee Callahan, 52, Dawsonville
Brenda Lee Callahan, age 52, of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was a member of Spirit Baptist. Brenda is survived by her children, John McMillan, Cliff C ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, Cumming
Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, passed away suddenly at home in Cumming, GA on June 6, 2014. Born on November 23, 1964 in Vallejo, California, Jim was dearly loved by all who knew him. He ...
William C. Bowman, 78, Cumming
William C. Bowman, 78, departed Friday, June 6, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife, Becky, two sons, two step-children, and 5 grandchildren. William Bowman was a successful ...
William Perry Fraser, 68, Cumming
William Perry Fraser, age 68, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Mr. Fraser is survived by his children, Rebecca Marie Fraser Hyndman of Canton, TX, William Austin ...

Habersham

Roy Edward Adams, 71, Demorest
Roy Edward Adams, age 71 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born on May 9, 1943 to the late Oscar and Bertie Hunt A ...

Hall

Betty Lynn Wheeler, 60, Gainesville
Betty Lynn Wheeler, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Arrangments by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-6 ...
Ella Mae Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Ella Mae Driskell age 97 of Gainesville, Died Friday June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the Late H. Clay Driskell who was a county commissioner for many years. Funeral service ...
Ella S. Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Ella S. Driskell, 97, of Gainesville died June 6, 2014.Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville, Hwy. Gainesville is in charge of arrangements.
Leona Davis, 88, Flowery Branch
Leona Davis, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will r ...
Paula Jo Strange, 54, Gainesville
Paula Jo Strange, age 54, passed away June 6, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 pm Friday, June 13, 2014 at Memorial Park North Ri ...

Jackson

Henry Earl McLain, 71, Pendergrass
Mr. Henry Earl McLain, age 71, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, Talmo
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, of Talmo passed away Friday June 6, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Monday June 9, 2014 at 2pm from the chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kareen Antonette Nee'Shakes Foster, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 6, 2014. Mrs. Foster was bo ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Holder Cantrell, 55, Dahlonega
Teresa Holder Cantrell, age 55, of Dahlonega formerly of Cumming, passed away on Friday. June 6, 2014. She was an honor graduate of North Georgia College. She is preceded in death ...

Other

Bruce Strange, 52, Kennesaw
Bruce Clark Strange, age 52, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014.Mr. Strange was born on March 14, 1962 in Habersham County, Georgia, son of Joyce Clark Stran ...

Stephens

Roy Alonzo Norton, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Alonzo Norton, age 77 of 692 Davis Avenue, Toccoa, GA passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late Jim and Sue Slaton Norton, h ...
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.