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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 29th, 2014

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Sherry Lynn Jolley, 57, Winder
Sherry Lynn Jolley, age 57, of Winder passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Sherry was a wonderful wife, sister, mother and grandmother. She had a beautiful smile and was a delight ...

Gwinnett

Maxwell Gelb, 81, Buford
Maxwell Gelb, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Beverly Weiss Gelb; sons, David Gelb, Smyrna, GA, and Wayn ...
Ronald Lee Bennett, 75, Lilburn
Ronald Lee Bennett, age 75, of Lilburn, Ga. passed away on Friday, July 25th, 2014.At this time no arrangements have been made.Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cumming, Ga ...

Habersham

Helen Poston Scott, 73, Cornelia
Helen Poston Scott, 73,went Home to be with the Lord on 7/29/2014.Funeral services for Helen Poston Scott, age 73, of Cornelia will be held at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, ...

Hall

John R. (Dick) McClaren, 98, Gainesville
John Richard (Dick) McClaren passed away on July 29, 2014 at Dogwood Forest in Gainesville, GA. He was born March 23, 1916, to John A. McClaren and Nellie P. Frasier ...
Lawton B. Ladd, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Lawton B. Ladd, age, 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Lawton's large ...
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, Gainesville
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, of Gainesville passed away on July 29, 2014 at Cambridge Care Center in Denver Colorado. Memorial services are scheduled for Thurs ...

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Steven J. Melnick, 65, Hoschton
Steven J. Melnick, age 65, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Steven was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. Mr. Melnick served in the United States ...
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.