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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 19th, 2015

Dawson

Noveleen Garner Butler, 83, Dawsonville
   Mrs. Noveleen Garner Butler, age 83 of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.      ...
Maureen Elizabeth Jeffers, 69, Dawsonville
Maureen Elizabeth Jeffers, 69, of Dawsonville, Ga, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015 at North East Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, Ga. A Memorial Mass will be held on Th ...

Forsyth

Frank Sanders Sparkman, 73, Cumming
Frank Sanders Sparkman, 73 of Cumming died on Monday October 19, 2015. Visitation will be held on Thursday October 22, from 10am-2pm at the funeral home. Funeral services wil ...

Habersham

Betty Sue Robinson Hembree, age 74 of Alto, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at her residence. Born in Hall County on August 22, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Joe Dan ...
Teresa Pablo Tomas, 34, Alto
Teresa Pablo Tomas, age 34, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015. Graveside Services are scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Yonah Memo ...
Donald L. Wren, 81, Clarkesville
Donald L. Wrenn, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on October 18, 1934, he was a son of the late Clyde L. and Ali ...

Hall

John Dibeler, 91, Gainesville
John Dibeler, 91, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charg ...
Randy Lee Fair, 60, Gainesville
           Mr. Randy Lee Fair, age 60 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
Norma Jean Ludwig, 76, Oakwood
Mrs. Norma Jean Ludwig, age 76, of Oakwood passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at her residence, surrounded by family.   The family will receive friends 3:00 – 8: ...
Thomas Edwin McKinzey, 79, Flowery Branch
         Mr. Thomas Edwin McKinzey, age 79 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Willowood Nursing Home following an ...
Carolyn Jean Jacobs Wilson, 64, Charlotte, NC, formerly of Gainesville
Carolyn Jean Jacobs Wilson   Jean Wilson of Charlotte died Monday, October 19, after 64 years of an extraordinary life, punctuated by moments that illustrate her strong ...

Stephens

Juanita McCook Payne, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Juanita McCook Payne, age 82 of Toccoa passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at Habersham Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Julian C. and Ethel Honea McCook, ...

White

Laverne Joyce Boyd, 76, Cleveland
Laverne Joyce Boyd, age 76 of Cleveland, GA, passed away on Monday October 19, 2015 at Pruitt Healthcare. Laverne was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 4, 1939 to the late Emil a ...
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.