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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 22nd, 2015

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James Hendon, 65, Winder
James Hendon, age 65, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-09 ...
Tinley Faith Thomason, inf, Bethlehem
Tinley Faith Thomason, age 7 weeks, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away February 22, 2015. Surviving are Parents, Rodney and Julie Edwards Thomason, Sister, Raelynn Jewel Thomaso ...

Dawson

Richard Pittman, 68, Dawsonville
Richard Pittman, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday February 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Mr. Pittman was born March 22, 1 ...

Forsyth

Lucille Stancil, 79, Cumming
Lucille Stancil, age 79, of Cumming, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Friday, February 20, 2015. A native of Cherokee County, Lucille is preceded in death by her husband, Dorse ...

Gwinnett

James Grissom, 89, Suwanee
James "Pode" "Tobe" Grissom, age 89, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. He is survived by his sister, Lois Grissom Dow; daughters and sons ...

Habersham

Anthony Lee Giaquinta, 41, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Anthony Lee Giaquinta, age 41, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Pastor Mike Franklin w ...
Heather Lynn Turner, 27, Cornelia
Heather Lynn Turner, age 27, of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Hall County, Geo ...
Kathy Smith, 40, Clarkesville
Kathy N. Smith, 40 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Born in Stephens County on July 24, 1974, she was a daughter of Richard and Anita Smith Ferguson of Demor ...

Hall

Frank William Krippel, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Frank William Krippel, 84 of Gainesville died Sunday February 22, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Littl ...
Margaret S. Woodruff, 83, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret S. Woodruff, 83 of Oakwood died Sunday February 22, 2015 at her residence.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral H ...
Mary Jane Rogers Adkins, 66, Gainesville
Mary Jane Rogers (MeMe) Adkins passed away early Sunday morning, February 22, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Adkins is survived by he ...

Jackson

Eddie Lee Archer, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Eddie Lee Archer, age 58, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mr. Archer was born in Nicholson, GA, a son to t ...
Gary Nix, 52, Jefferson
Gary Nix "Crazy", age 52, of Jefferson passed Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mr. Nix would cut firewood for people and enjoyed playing cards. He was survived by his mother ...
Josefina Dimas, 95, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Josefina Dimas, age 95, of Pendergrass, GA, who passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015. Mrs. Dimas was born in El Salvador, a daugh ...
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.