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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 12th, 2015

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Carolyn Ann Auville, 53, Winder
Carolyn Ann Auville, age 53, of Winder passed away Monday, October 12, 2015.  Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother,daughter and sister.  Survivors include her h ...

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Enrico F. (Rick) Festa, 86, Cumming
Enrico F. (Rick) Festa of Cumming, GA died on October 12, 2015 at the age of 86.  Rick was born in Elizabeth, NJ son of Felix and Carmella Festa.  Rick served in the US A ...
Maryanne Shannon Morgan, 63, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, October 12, 2015. She was a loving mother, faithful friend and avid equestrian. She loved gardening and animals. ...

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Ricky Neal Jones, 59, Baldwin
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Rev. Ricky Neal Jones, age 59 of Baldwin. Rev. Jones passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled ...

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Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
On December 22, 1926, Mr. Isiah Wise was born to the late, Mr. and Mrs. Otis(Mary Dunn) Wise in Habersham County, Georgia.  On October 12, 2015, Mr. Wise stepped into eternal ...
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, Gainesville
Linda Faye Connolly Bailey, 66, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial Services will ...
Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, Fairburn, Ohio formerly of Gainesville
  Betty Loggins Grizzle, 77, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., passed away, Monday, October 12, 2015, at her home following a period of declining health.&n ...
Felecie C. Miller, 94, Gainesville
Felecie C. Miller, 94,passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015. Born on August 23, 1921,  in Patterson, LA. she was a resident of New Iberia, LA., and she had lived in ...
Isiah Wise, 88, Gainesville
Isiah Wise, age 88, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away on Monday. Memorial Services will be held on Friday at First Baptist Church at 11am.  Funeral Services have been entrusted ...

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Linda Elaine Baxter, 64, Commerce
  Mrs. Linda Elaine Baxter, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Omer Le ...
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks, 89, Commerce
Nancy Janet Harber Hicks passed away peacefully at home on October 12, 2015 after a lengthy illness. Janet was born on June 29, 1926, near Commerce, GA to James Jasper and Drucilla ...

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James Otis Crocker, Greenville
James Otis Crocker, 88, of Greenville, widower of Patricia “Patsy” Berry Crocker, died Monday, October 12, 2015. Born in Habersham County, GA, he was a son of the la ...

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Ruth Kennedy Bowen, 80, Toccoa
Mrs. Ruth Kennedy Bowen, age 80, formerly of Briarwood Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Hartwell, Georgia.   A daughter ...
Albert James Morrow, 93, Toccoa
Mr. Albert James Morrow, age 93 of 4870 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late John Nelson and ...
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.