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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 4th, 2015

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Carleigh Ann Wisniewsky, infant daughter of Richard and Kimberly Wisniewsky of Winder, GA died January, 4, 2015. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM ...

Forsyth

Ricky Arthur Otwell, 55, Cumming
Ricky Arthur Otwell, age 55 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015. A former resident of Pleasant Grove, AL, he was retired from Bridgestone-Firestone Tire and Rubber Com ...

Gwinnett

Bess M. Tate, 83, Buford
Bess M. Tate, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015. She is survived by her children, Cathy and Wayne Petty, Buford, GA, Barbara and Alan Miller, Buford, GA, a ...

Habersham

Hazel Gibson Nation, 77, Demorest
Hazel Gibson Nation, age 77, of Demorest, passed away on January 4, 2015.Born on May 21, 1937, in Rabun County, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Donnie Nations Gi ...
Jill Ann Tolbert, 35, Alto
Jill Ann Tolbert, age 35, of Alto, GA passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015.She spent most of her life in Lumpkin County, and had lived the past 7 years in Habersham County. She was ...

Jackson

Peggy Pruett Chambers, 75, Jefferson
Peggy Pruett Chambers, age 75, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015. She is survived by her husband of nearly fifty-five years, Carl Chambers; children, Larry a ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Vicki Louise Chapman Jolly, age 70, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Mrs. Jolly was born in Anderso ...

Lumpkin

Robert Lee Brown, 68, Dahlonega
Robert Lee Brown, age 68, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday, January 4, 2015.He was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and of the Baptist faith. He retired from Fieldale Farms and lo ...

Stephens

Helen Monteen Brown, 92, Toccoa
Miss Helen Monteen Brown, age 92 of Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.A daughter of the late Sam Walker Brown and Pearl Bu ...
Lt. Col. Harry Lee Wise, Jr., age 80 of Riverdale Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday January 4, 2015 at Emory Hospital. The son of the late Harry Lee Wise, Sr. and Anna Maude Harmon W ...
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.