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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 26th, 2015

Barrow

Herman W. Anderson, 93, Auburn
Mr. Herman W. Anderson, age 93, of Auburn, Georgia died February 26, 2015. A Native of West Virginia he was a son of the late William W. and Edna Hunt Anderson. He was precede ...
Jack Wilkerson, 89, Winder
Mr. Jack Wilkerson, age 89, of Winder, Georgia died February 26, 2015. He was born December 27, 1925 in Barrow County and was a son of the late Henry and Emily Wilkerson. He was ...

Dawson

Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, Dawsonville
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 26, 2015 at New Horizons Limestone following a period of declining health.Born March 10, 1921 in Boaz, Alabama ...

Forsyth

Dora Rena Nichols, 47, Cumming
Dora Rena Nichols, age 47 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 5th at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Ingram Funeral Ho ...
John Ben (J. B.) Murphy, age 70 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Ethrey Bee Murphy and brother, Denny Murp ...

Hall

Lorene Hanson Clark, 84, Flowery Branch
Lorene Hanson Clark, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard W. and Eula Whiting Hanson; brothe ...

Jackson

Pauline Ledford, 91, Commerce
Pauline Ledford, age 91, died peacefully at Northridge Nursing Facility on February 26, 2015. Pauline was born on June 6, 1923 in Commerce, Georgia. On September 26, 1942, she ma ...
Raylan Pittman, inf, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Raylan Pittman, infant son of Jordan and Jamie Pittman, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Survivors, in ad ...

Stephens

Bobby Jim Haynie, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Bobby Jim Haynie, age 81 of 2247 E. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Pruitt Healthcare of Toccoa. Son of the late Thomas C. and Ju ...

Union

Mrs. Rosa Bell Winkler Payne, age 98, of Suches, GA passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 after a long period of declining health."Rose" as she was known by everyone, ...
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.