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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 16th, 2014

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James Gregory Johnson, 56, Winder
James Gregory Johnson, age 56 of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday September 16th 2014. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home, Commerce,

Dawson

Michael Brian Adamson, 35, Dawsonville
Michael Brian Adamson, 35, passed away September 15, 2014.Michael was a graduate of Galen University with degrees in anthropology and archeology. For the past ten years he has liv ...

Forsyth

Calvin Lee Chumley, 64, Cumming
Mr. Calvin Lee Chumley, age 64 of Cumming, Georgia passed away September 16, 2014, after a brief illness. Calvin was a true lover of cars, especially classic cars. He is preceded i ...
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, Cumming
Mary Ruth Tyler, 80, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Wyandotte, OK she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mamie Hildebrand. Her b ...
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, Cumming
Michael Daniel Diem, 17, of Cumming, GA died on September 16, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Boynton Beach, FL he was the son of Dan and Linda Diem of Cumming.In addit ...

Hall

Henrietta W. Bennett, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Henrietta W. Bennett, 89 of Gainesville died Tuesday September 16, 2014. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Bennett was the daughter of the late James Oscar and Lillie ...

Jackson

Sarah Claudine Baird, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Sarah Claudine Baird, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Baird was born in Commerce to the late Claude and Hassie Mae McElreath ...

Lumpkin

Curtis L. Adcock, age 60, passed away September 16, 2014.Mr. Adcock was born September 8, 1954. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed ...
Margaret Louise McGarity, 68, Dahlonega
Margaret Louise McGarity passed away September 16, 2014 peacefully, and with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle against ovarian cancer that lasted nearly 7 ye ...

Stephens

Lou Rose Powell, 80, Toccoa
Lou Rose Powell, age 80 of 237 Yearwood Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View, Baldwin, Georgia.A daughter of the late General ...
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.