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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 27th, 2015

Habersham

Haroldine Little Martin, 90, Cornelia
Haroldine Little Martin, 90, of Cornelia passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be ...
Randy Keller, 54, Clarkesville
Randy Keller, age 54, of Clarkesville, passed away on February 27, 2014.Born on September 8, 1960, in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late Rogers and Vera Mae Phillips Keller ...

Hall

Bill C. Jones, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Bill C. Jones, 72 of Gainesville died Friday February 27, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late Dew ...
Cecil Grady Raines, 80, Lula
Cecil Grady Raines, 80, of Lula died February 27, 2015. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.
Deke Richards, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Deke Richards, 71 of Gainesville passed away on Friday February 27, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Deke was born October 9, 1943 in Augusta, Georgia, but had liv ...
Ervin Warren Head, 89, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday March 2, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ervin Warren Head age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Lanier Tatum will offici ...
Harold Dewitt Browning, 85, Clermont
Harold Dewitt Browning was born February 22, 1930 and passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ree Browning, daughters and sons in law, Ela ...
Leon Padgett, 73, Flowery Branch
Leon Padgett, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Lorena H. Padgett. He is survived by his wif ...
Mellie Evelyn Mangum, 80, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 1, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mellie Evelyn Mangum, age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. Peggy Wages will offi ...
Sandy Clark O'Brien, 62, Gainesville
Sandy Clark O'Brien age 62 of Gainesville, formerly of Albany, Ga. Died Friday February 27, 2015 in Gainesville, Ga.A celebration of life is planned for 3 pm Thursday March 5, ...

Jackson

Janice Pledger Logan, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janice Pledger Logan, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 27, 2015. Mrs. Logan was born in Athens, G ...
Mary Sue Love Pethel, 71, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Sue Love Pethel, age 71 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 27, 2015. Mrs. Pethel was born in Pender ...

Stephens

Bobby Ray Rickman, 62, Martin
Mr. Bobby Ray Rickman, age 62 of 1314 Avalon Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence.A son of the late Fred and Drucie Mae Williams Rickman, he ...
Rev. Walter Eugene Poole, Jr., age 86 of 73 Hickory Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Walter E. Poole, Sr. and Ella ...
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.