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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 19th, 2015

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Robert Wayne "Bruiser" Clark, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on December 19, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Cora Mae Clark; grandchildren, Jes ...

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Kenneth Everett, 73, Demorest
Kenneth Everett, age 73, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Mr. Everett was born on April 25, 1942 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Verlin and Ina ...

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Don Edward Fisher, 93, Gainesville
Don E. Fisher, 93, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Don was born in Pueblo, Colorado on December 16, 1922. He graduated from Miami High School in Miami ...
Roy Lee Maddox, 60, Lula
Roy Lee Maddox, age 60 of Lula, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015. Born in Goin, Tennessee on March 5, 1955, he was a son of the late Ernest Lee and Wanda Rouse Maddox. M ...
Carolyn Batson Sartain, 80, Gainesville
Carolyn Batson Sartain, 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2015, surrounded by her family.         Born on May  ...
Beatrice Stringer, 90, Gainesville
Home Going services for Mrs. Beatrice Stringer, age 90 of Gainesville, GA will be held Monday, December 21, 2015, 1:00 pm at Bethel Church of the Nazarene,1900 Garden Drive,&n ...

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William M. Lee, 98, Cleveland
Mr. William M. Lee age 98 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced lat ...
William “Bill” Montrose Lee of Helen passed away December 19, 2015 following a brief illness.  He was born November 21, 1917 in Anderson, Indiana and just celebrat ...
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.