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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 21st, 2015

Forsyth

Charles Bernard Shellman, age 74, of Cumming passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015.   Chuck grew up in Rogers Heights, MD and married his childhood sweetheart, Joanne. He ...

Gwinnett

Doris Lucille Brown, 87, Buford
Doris Lucille Brown, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Buford, GA on December 21st. She was born in Polk County, N. Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband J.M. ...
Bertha Perkins Eubanks, age 95 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, January 6, 2016. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...
Viorica Gheorghe, 80, Lawrenceville
  Mrs. Viorica Gheorghe, age 80, of Lawrenceville passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville.   Graveside Services w ...
Carlos A. “Choche” Rest, age 72 of Hoschton, GA died Monday, December 21, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3 ...

Hall

Billy M Cook, 80, Gainesville
Billy M Cook, age 80, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosetta; parents, Frank and Eunice Cook; and eight brothers a ...
Ronald Harris, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Ronald Harris age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Monday December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   ...
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, Gainesville
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.          &nb ...
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, Braselton
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, of Braselton passed away January 11, 2016 following an extended illness.   Born in Lula on November 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the l ...
Mamie Lee Lipscomb Studivant of Gillsville, GA passed away on December 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary Randolph and William Lipscomb.  She leaves to ch ...
Alline Odom Tanner, 72, Gainesville
            Mrs. Alline Odom Tanner, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Med ...

Lumpkin

Tyler Ray Posten, 23, Dahlonega
Tyler Ray Posten, age 23, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015.   Tyler was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.   He was pre ...

Other

George Conrad Geisel, 63, Alpharetta
  George Conrad Geisel, age 63, of Alpharetta, GA. passed away December 21, 2015 after a brief illness. He is survived by his brother, Fred (Helen) Geisel of Cumming; niece ...
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, Atlanta
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family in Atlanta, GA on December 21, 2015. His si ...

Rabun

    Mr. Stephen Francis Walton, age 43 of 396 Cardinal Lane, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at his residence.   A son of June Fran ...
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.