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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 11th, 2015

Dawson

Linda Davis, 63, Dawsonville
Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 11, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.Born March 23, 1951 in Hall County, she lived in Dawson County fo ...

Gwinnett

George Eric Taggart, 64, Lawrenceville
George Eric Taggart, age 64 of Lawrenceville, GA died Sunday, January 11, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 16, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Dacula ...
Jeff 'Mac' McDaniel, 44, Buford
Jeff "Mac" McDaniel, age 44, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jamie McDaniel. He is survived by his wife ...
Pamela Hansford Schell, 51, Suwanee
Pamela Hansford Schell, age 51, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father, Stephen Hansford. She is survived by her husband, ...

Habersham

Lois Helsel Cox, 77, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Lois Helsel Cox, age 77 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. The service will include a ...

Hall

Lester Tony Sanders, 61, Gainesville
Lester Tony Sanders, 61, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Halcyon Hospice following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on We ...

Jackson

Erene Dell Venable, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Erene Dell Venable, age 87, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 following an extended illness.Ms. Venable ...

Other

Donald Jesse Lord, 90, Franklin
Mr. Donald Jesse Lord, age 90, of Franklin, Georgia, formerly of Commerce, Georgia passed away at the Piedmont-Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia on January 11, 2015.Mr. Lord was b ...
James Earl Thomas, Norman, OK.
James Earl Thomas (known by many as "Buzz") was born in Princeton, KY, the last of 8 children, to Lewis and Ada Thomas. (He just knew they saved the best for last!) He di ...

Rabun

Joe Maurice Burrell Sr., 64, of Tiger, GA, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at his residence. He was born March 20, 1950 in Rabun County and was the son of the late Joe A. Bur ...
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.