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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 28th, 2014

Gwinnett

Bill Greene II, 51, Dacula
Bill Greene, II, age 51 of Dacula, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. He is survived by his children, Dara Greene, Dacula, GA, and Travis Greene, Auburn, GA; son-in-law, ...

Habersham

Anthony Richard "Tony" Vanore, age 67 of Alto, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Patterson, New Jersey on June 19, 19 ...
Nancy Ann Canup Hamilton, 71, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nancy Ann Canup Hamilton, age 71, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from the Providence Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth McEnt ...

Hall

Frank James Watson, 91, Oakwood
Mr. Frank James Watson, age 91 of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...
Howard Gilstrap, 93, Clermont
Mr. Howard Gilstrap, age 93, of Clermont passed away on September 28, 2014 at his residence surrounded by family.Funeral services will be Tuesday September 30 at 11:00am at the Cha ...
Jirdon D. Calvery, 81, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jirdon D. Calvery, age 81, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014.He was preceded in death by his son, Curtis Calvery. He is survived by his wife of t ...
P. Martin Ellard, 87, Gainesville
P. Martin Ellard passed away Sunday, September 28th, 2014. He was 87.Born in Cornelia, Georgia, He moved to Gainesville where he started an accounting firm in 1953.Ellard Associat ...
Samuel (Sam) William Simpson, 90, Gainesville
(Ret. Capt. USN) Samuel (Sam) William Simpson, age 90, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014.Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, Octobe ...
Sylvia Ann Stuker, 83, Murrayville
Sylvia Stuker, 80, of Murrayville passed away Sunday September 28, 2014. She is survived by her husband David, her sons and their wives Paul and Jodi, Jeremy and Jennifer, and her ...

Jackson

Robert L. Allison, 77, Hoschton
Robert L. Allison, age 77 of Hoschton, GA, died Sunday, September 28, 2014 after an extended illness.Mr. Allison has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oc ...

Lumpkin

Addie C. West Smith, 81, Dahlonega
Addie C. West Smith, age 81, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014.She was born and raised in Canton, NC, and had spent the past 25 years in Lumpkin County. ...
Bertha Allen, 76, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bertha Allen age 76 of Dahlonega passed away on September 28, 2014 at her home. Ms. Allen was a Lumpkin County resident since 2002 and previously from Alpharetta, GA and Maryl ...

White

Ruby Lee Nix, 97, Cleveland
Mrs. Ruby Lee Nix age 97 of Cleveland passed away Sunday September 28, 2014 at Northeast Ga Medical Center. Mrs. Nix was born in Dahlonega, Georgia the daughter of the late Millard ...
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.
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.