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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 22nd, 2015

Banks

Debbie Lynn Blalock, 43, Homer
Debbie Lynn Blalock, age 43 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday November 22, 2015.   Mrs. Blalock was the daughter of William Arnold and Johnnie M. Robertson Chesser. She wa ...
Genavee Westmoreland Wilde, age 79 of Lula, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. Born in Banks County on December 22, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Boyd and Sere ...

Dawson

Floyd Waters, 68, Dawsonville
Floyd Waters, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born September 16, 1947 in Gilm ...

Forsyth

Rev. Robert "Bob" Fields, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away on November 22, 2015.  Bob was of the Baptist faith and pastored several churches in the area for 42 ...

Habersham

Bobbie Lee Franklin Burns, age 38 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Habersham County on April 26, ...

Hall

Collis Joseph (Sonny) Copous, Jr., age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at his residence.            ...

Jackson

Imogene McBrayer Kelly died peacefully at Halcyon Hospice, Atlanta, Georgia on November 22, 2015 from complications resulting from a brain bleed.  She was 91 years old.  ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Richard Ray “Ricky” Prince, age 44, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Ric ...
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.