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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 26th, 2014

Forsyth

Austin Michael Kahler, 21, Cumming
ustin Michael Kahler, 21, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 26, 2014. Born on December 9, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, Austin was dearly loved by his family and friends. Austin was a ...
Randle Gaddis, 65, Cumming
Randle Gaddis, age 65 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ruth Gaddis and h ...

Habersham

Weaver O. Byrd, 92, Demorest
Weaver O. Byrd, age 92, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Byrd was born on April 2, 1922 in Franklin, North Carolina; son of the lat ...

Hall

Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, 51, Gainesville
Ms. Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, age 51, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Agape Hospice House in Winder, Georgia following a courageous battle with c ...
Virginia Barnes Wilson, 81, Clermont
Mrs. Virginia Barnes Wilson, age 81 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. A celebration of her ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Georgia Arelene Nichols, age 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.She was born in Webster, Massachusetts, a daugh ...

Lumpkin

Michael D. Daniels, 54, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Duane Daniels, age 54 of Dahlonega. Mr. Daniels passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 . Funeral services are ...

Other

"Bob" Jordan, 90, Atlanta
After a long illness "Bob" Jordan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his home in Lenbrook. He was born on October 12, 1923 in Detroit, Mic ...

White

William Major (Pop) Payne, 91, Cleveland
Mr. William Major (Pop) Payne, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Payne was born on September 26, 1922 in Union County to the late To ...
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.