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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 5th, 2015

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   James Edward “Ed” Cates of Auburn, Georgia, loving Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend was born July 11, 1958 in Moultrie, Georgia and entered into God ...

Dawson

Henry Willis Byrd, 91, Dawsonville
Henry Willis Byrd, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born June 10, 1924 in Dawson ...

Forsyth

  Christopher Wayne Renfrow, age 30, of Cumming passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. Chris was a native of Bloomington, IL and spent most of his life in Winter Haven Florid ...

Habersham

Annette Roberts Carey,, 68, Cornelia
Annette Roberts Carey, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on October 5, 2015  . Mrs. Carey was born on December 8, 1947, in Tallahassee, Florida to the late Kenneth ...

Hall

Bobbie Jean Gilmer, 83, Murrayville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Gilmer, age 83, of Murrayville passed away Monday, October 05, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. A native of Douglas ...
Ralph T. McCrary, 74, Gainesville
            Mr. Ralph Thompson McCrary, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015 in Panama City, Florida ...
Patricia Woodall Shelton, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Patricia Woodall Shelton, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday ...
James E Summerour, 79, Gainesville
James E Summerour, age 79 of Gainesville, Ga passed away October, 5 2015. Funeral Services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Jackson

Joyce Nell Kent, 77, Jefferson
Ms. Joyce Nell Kent, age 77, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, October 5, 2015 at her residence.  Ms. Kent was born in Commerce to the late Andrew and Annie Bell Archer Jackson.&n ...
Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. Mrs. Miavitz was born in Cleveland, Ohio, ...

Lumpkin

Leeman Lee Davenport, 89, Dahlonega
Leeman Lee Davenport, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health. Leeman w ...

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Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Howard William Carrera, age 75 of Sautee. Mr. Carrera passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Memorial services are sche ...
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.