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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 14th, 2015

Forsyth

Lori Michelle Angel Duffy age 41 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday 10/14/2015. Mrs. Duffy was born July 27, 1974 in Lawrenceville to Charles Angel and the late Betty Sue Vaughn An ...
Harold G. Hardin, Sr, 91, Cumming
Harold G. Hardin, Sr., 91, of Cumming passed away Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Gracemont Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born January 2, 1924 in Atlanta ...

Habersham

John Calvin Adams, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for John Calvin Adams, age 85, of Clarkesville, will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Russ Barker, Rev. ...
Edith Thomas, 77, Demorest
  Edith Thomas, age 77 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Born in Habersham County on April 1, 1938, she was a daughter of the late James Monroe Thoma ...

Hall

Betty J. Turk Anglin, 81, Gainesville
  Betty J. Turk Anglin March 23, 1934 ~ October 14, 2015 “Mama Betty” as she was known to so many, sang her way peacefully into Heaven on Wednesday, O ...
Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, Gainesville
               Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at North ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Ola Belle Gilleland Palmer, lovingly known as “Nannie”, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home following a period of declining health. Mrs. Palmer ...
“Coach Jeff”, Jeffery David Sharp, died in hospice care in the early hours of October 14th after a long and extended illness surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was 6 ...

Other

Anthony Quinn Lofton, 50, Howardville, MO
 Anthony Quinn Lofton, age 50, Howardville, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA following a short fight with ...

Stephens

Evelie Dover Waldrup, 76, Toccoa
Mrs. Evelie Dover Waldrup, age 76 of 40 Busha Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her residence.   A daughter of the late James Kinard 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.