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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 17th, 2015

Forsyth

Rebecca Elaine Thurmond, 89, of Cumming, GA., passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born in Parrott GA on ...

Gwinnett

Richard Gray Liddell, 61, Buford
Richard Gray Liddell, 61, of Buford, GA passed away on January 17, 2015 following a brief battle with melanoma. Born January 23, 1953, Rick grew up in Doraville, GA and graduate ...

Habersham

Marvin Jay Walden, Jr., 62, Clarkesville
Marvin "Jay" Walden Jr., age 62 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Walden was born September 24, 1952 in Cla ...

Hall

James Herbert Gravitt, 94, Gainesville
Mr. James Herbert Gravitt age 94 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday January 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services ...
Lounell Finch, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Lounell Finch age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday January 17, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday January ...
Lounelle Finch, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Lounelle Finch age 72 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday January 17, 2015 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial Par ...
Margaret Patton Caudelle, age 84 of Lula, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015, at her residence. Born in Hall County on March 8, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Patt ...
W.F. Sims, 83, Gillsville
Mr. W.F. "Dub" Sims age 83 of Gillsville, Georgia was called home on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at his residence surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Addie W. Dills, 82, Hoschton
Mrs. Addie W. Dills, age 82, of Hoschton, GA died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Dill was born in Commerce to the late Bee Hawks and Dessie Evelyn Tu ...

Lumpkin

Joseph Donald Martin, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph Donald Martin, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Martin was born in Dahlonega to the late Edgar and Martha Sayne Martin. H ...

Other

Katherine Marie Hendrix, 90, Woodstock
Katherine Marie Hendrix, 90, of Woodstock, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015. She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Woodstock.Marie is preceded in death by her hu ...
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.