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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 16th, 2015

Forsyth

Frances Lee Pruitt, 75, Cumming
Frances Lee Pruitt, age 75, of Forsyth County, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015. She was a member of Trinity Worship Center and was the “mother” of the Sonshine ...

Habersham

Ruth Bellamy Barrett, age 81 of Alto, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015. Born in Banks County on May 16, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Emmitt Pierce and Gladys Bell Mc ...

Hall

Johnny Lee Martin, 51, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday October 19, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Lee Martin age 51 of Lula. The Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate. ...
Jessie Weber, 32, Gainesville
Jessie Michael Weber, 32, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015.   Born in Oceanside, NY on April 1, 1983, he was the son of Harold and Peggy Jones ...

Jackson

Travis Leon Boles, Sr, 87, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Travis Leon Boles, Sr., age 87, of Commerce, who passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015. Mr. Boles was born in Duluth, Georgia, a son ...
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
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.