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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 22nd, 2014

Gwinnett

Donald 'Grumps' Cross, 82, Sugar Hill
Donald "Grumps" Cross, 82, of Sugar Hill, passed away Sat July 12, 2014 at his home. He attended Epic Faith in Duluth GA. He believed God had kept him here for a purpose, ...
Michael 'Mike' Smith, 57, Sugar Hill
Michael "Mike" Smith, age 57, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014. He is survived by his wife Kimberly Smith; children James Kenneth Smith, Sandy Sp ...
Michael Scordino, 69, Sugar Hill
Michael Scordino, age 69, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Salvatore Scordino and Rose Scordino; and brother Anthony ...
Richard 'Dick' Bailey, 87, Buford
Richard "Dick" Bailey, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014. He is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Esther Weaver Bailey, Buford, GA; son ...

Habersham

Hayward Bryson, 84, Clarkesville
Hayward Bryson, age 84, of Amy's Creek Community, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Mr. Bryson was born on December 15, 1929, in Macon County, Nort ...

Hall

Virginia 'Ginny' Tucker, 70, Gainesville
Virginia "Ginny" Tucker, age 70, of Gainesville, GA died of cancer on Monday, July 21, 2014. Virginia was born October 31, 1943 in Atlanta, GA and always lived in the su ...

Other

Yee Lee, 99, Monroe
Yee Lee, age 99, of Monroe passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.
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.