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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 19th, 2015

Banks

Horace Elbert Campbell, age 82 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 following an extended illness.Born in Wichita, Kansas on December 24, 1932, he was the so ...
Maria Grams Schreiber, 84, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maria Grams Schreiber, age 84 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, February 19, 2015. Mrs. Schreiber was born in Gu ...

Barrow

Brenda Jane John, 52, Auburn
Brenda Jane John, a resident of Auburn, GA, passed away unexpectedly and joined our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 19, 2015 at the age of 52. Brenda is survived by her ...
James E. Reynolds, 83, Winder
Mr.James E. Reynolds, age 83, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 19, 2015 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son of the late Bud a ...
Phil 'Boat' Roberts, 59, Winder
Mr. Phil "Boat" Roberts, age 59, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 19, 2015. A Native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son James and Betty Mill ...

Dawson

Fannie Lou Martin,, 91, Dawsonville
Fannie Lou Martin, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born March 3, 1923 in Lumpki ...

Forsyth

Foster (Gene) Bennett, 86, Cumming
Foster (Gene) Bennett , age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at home with his family beside him. He was an active member of Living Stones Baptist Church. ...
J. C. 'Red' Munda, 86, Cumming
J. C. "Red" Munda, age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. He loved hunting, fishing and was an avid fan of NASCAR. He served honorably in the ...
Lester W. Kaiser, Jr., 86, Cumming
Lester W. Kaiser, Jr., age 86, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. He was with Western Electric for 37 years and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America C ...
Roger Ben Gilleland, 82, Cumming
Roger Ben Gilleland, born January 26, 1933, passed away on February 19, 2015. His love though will live on through his bride of sixty-one years, Bobbie, his sisters Atholene (Herm ...

Habersham

Laverne Knight Nation Taylor, age 60, of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015.Born on April 14, 1954 in Habersham County, she was a daughter of Mary Frances Martin ...

Hall

Betty Emma Payne Thompson, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Emma Payne Thompson age 80 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funera ...
Callie Smith Christopher, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Callie Smith Christopher, age 92, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Duluth, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Chris ...
Dora Hulsey Cain, 85, Gainesville
Dora Hulsey Cain, 85, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, February 19th, 2015. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy R. and Frances Cain, and Joe and Judy Cai ...
Howard LaVinge Osborne, 75, Gainesville
Howard LaVinge Osborne, 75, of Gainesville passed away on February 11, 2015 at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015 fr ...
Juanita Ware Kimbrough, 69, Gainesville
Juanita Ware Kimbrough, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. The family will ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Sara Ruth Elrod Prickett, age 89, of Commerce who passed away on Thursday February 19th, 2015. She was the daughter of the late ...

White

Jack Shannon Harmon, 84, Sautee-Nacoochee
After a long and courageous fight with Alzheimers, Mr. Jack Shannon Harmon (84) of Sky Lake Community in Sautee-Nacoochee, GA, passed away quietly on the morning of February 19, 20 ...
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.