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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 25th, 2014

Banks

Samuel E. Pressley, 72, Maysville
Samuel E. Pressley, 72, of Maysville, died Friday July 25, 2014. Little & Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.​

Forsyth

Donald Webster Martin, 75, Cumming
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, GA died on July 25, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Buell and Edith Martin.A long-time resid ...
Edith Sosebee Wright, 97, Cumming
Edith Sosebee Wright, age 97,a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Edith was born April 24, 1917, the second child of Arthur and Beulah Wallis S ...
Ruby G Nelson, 85, Cumming
Ruby G Nelson, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Friday July 25th 2014. She is preceded in death by Great Granddaughter Cheyenne Heard. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Heard of ...

Gwinnett

Christine Meredith Budde, 44, Sugar Hill
Christine Meredith Budde, 44, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at her residence.A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chur ...
Lara L. Fink, 59, Buford
Lara L. Fink, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014. She is survived by her husband of forty-one years, David T. Fink; daughter, Jenny Lynn Rodriguez, Auburn, ...
Meredith "Billie" Turner Smith is at peace and rejoicing with her Lord and Savior as of July 25, 2014. Billie was born in LaGrange, Georgia on February 23, 1917 to Willia ...

Hall

John Richard Pittman, 67, Gainesville
John R. Pittman was born May 22, 1947, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Ralph and Inez Pittman. Johnny went to his heavenly home on July 25, 2014, with his family by his side a ...
William Taft Sargent, Jr., 65, Gainsville
Mr. William Taft Sargent, Jr. 65 of Gainesville died Friday July 25, 2014 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Sargent was the son of the late William Taft, Sr. ...

Jackson

Phillip Marion Howard, 60, Jefferson
Phillip Marion Howard , age 60, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Phillip enjoyed camping and had a passion for cars. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and ...

Stephens

Mrs. Doris Caroldene Adkins "Carol" Wade, age 66 of Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Pruitt Health Care of Toccoa. A daughter of the late John William ...
Jessie Isbell Holland, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Jessie Isbell Holland, age 86, of 269 Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer, South Carolina.A daughter of ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Patricia Gail Alexander Brown, age 65 of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland.Mrs. Brown passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. ...

White

Roy Collins, 79, Cleveland
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday July 28, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Roy Collins, age 79 of Clevleland.The Rev. Lamar Purcell and Rev. Lamar Ask ...
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.