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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 14th, 2015

Dawson

Marrell Gaddis Bailey, 83, Dawsonville
Marell Gaddis Bailey, age 83, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Monday, December 14, 2015 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega, GA.   Marell was born March 10, 1932. S ...

Forsyth

Madelyn Elizabeth Ricks Cheek, age 83 of Cumming, GA left this earth on December 14, 2015. She was born on Jan 11, 1932 in Moultrie, GA and is preceded in death by her husband Cond ...

Hall

Jewell R. Gowder, 74, Gainesville
            Jewell R. Gowder, age 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.    &n ...

Jackson

Harold Lee Bruce, 62, Commerce
Harold Lee Bruce age 62 of Commerce passed away Monday December 14, 2015.   Mr. Bruce was the son of the late George Berry and Lydia Seay Bruce. He was a  retire ...
Herbert Angus Turner, 78, Braselton
Herbert Angus Turner, age 78, of Braselton passed away Monday, December 14, 2015.  Mr. Turner was Master Sergeant and a veteran in the United States Air Force.  He was a ...

Lumpkin

Phillip “Bruce” Sullens age 69 of Dahlonega passed away on December 14th, 2015 following an extended illness.  Bruce was a member of Concord Baptist Church and att ...

Rabun

Bobby Lee Barnes, 76, Franklin, NC formerly of Clayton
Bobby Lee Barnes, 76, of the Mill Creek Community Franklin NC, formally of Clayton passed away December 14, 2015.  Bobby was born in Rabun County the son of Ruth Williams B ...
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.