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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 9th, 2014

Dawson

Helon Pendley, 71, Dawsonville
Helon Pendley, age 71 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Pendley of Dawsonville; son, Russ Pendley of Cumming; sisters, Lind ...

Forsyth

Preston Silas Worley, 73, Commerce
Preston Silas Worley, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. A graduate of Forsyth County High School, he retired from Sears with 32 years of service. Preston wa ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Leslie T. Leonard of Buford, GA passed on Saturday, August 9, 2014.Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 201 Morningside Dr., Buford, GA 30518~ 770-945-99 ...
Minnie Malcom Carson, 89, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Minnie Malcom Carson, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley J. Carson, Sr.; sons, Wiley J. Car ...

Hall

Betty Waters Williams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Waters Williams, 85 of Gainesville died Saturday August 9, 2014. The daughter of the late James Boyd and Azzie Fouts Waters, Mrs. Williams had lived in Hall County for ...

Jackson

Jack Dempsey Payne, 70, Hoschton
Jack Dempsey Payne aka "Grandpa Jack" passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Hoschton but was loved by friends around the world. He h ...

Other

Dorothy Lucille "Dot" Williams, age 88 of Canton, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her h ...

White

Henrietta Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Henrietta Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements are ...
Henrietta Tatum Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Henrietta Tatum Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral services ar ...
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.