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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 16th, 2014

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Robert E. Simmons, 49, Auburn
Mr. Robert E. Simmons, age 49, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 20, 2014 from th ...

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Mary Shirley Stephens, 88, Cornelia
Mary Shirley Stephens, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County on March 22, 1926, she was a daughter ...

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Linda Ruth McEntire, 69, Flowery Branch
Linda Ruth McEntire, age 69 of Flowery Branch, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are sched ...
Yvonne Green, 75, Gainesville
A Funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday July 17, 2014 at Gainesville First Church of the Nazarene for Mrs. Yvonne Green, 75, of Gainesville.Little & Davenport Fune ...

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Roy G. Crawford, 85, Commerce
Mr. Roy G. Crawford, age 85 of Commerce died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Crawford was born in Homer to the late, Jim and Bessie Crawford. Mr. Crawford was a ...
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.