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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 7th, 2015

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Edith Werginz, 80, Cumming
Edith Werginz, 80 passed away on February 7, 2015. No services are scheduled at this time.Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Jimmie Ralston " Jimbo" Hamby, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, February 7, 2015. She was born in Lumpkin County, GA, one of 11 children born to John W. and E ...
Roland Gerald Emmert, 92, Cumming
Roland Gerald Emmert, age 92, of Cumming, passed away February 7, 2015. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jean and son, Glen. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Bol ...

Gwinnett

Alice Faye Coley, 66, Buford
Alice Faye Coley 66, of Buford died on February 7, 2015 at Northeast Ga. Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday February 12, 2015 at 11am in the chapel of McD ...

Habersham

Lorraine Frye Shirley, 86, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Lorraine Frye Shirley, age 86 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 14, 2015 from the Frye Family Cemetery in Turnerville with Rev. A ...

Hall

Anne Kathleen Langston, 47, Gainesville
Ms. Anne Kathleen Langston, age 47, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at her residence. Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 13, 2015 ...
Fannie Thomas Garrett, 63, Gainesville
Fannie Pearl Thomas GarrettOn Saturday, February 7, 2015, Fannie went to meet our Lord and Savior in the Kingdom of Heaven, following a brief illness. Fannie was 62 years of age.Fa ...
Walter Louis Walker, 83, Dawsonville
Walter Louis Walker 83 of Dawsonville passed away on February 7, 2015. A private service will be held at a later date.Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.Arrange ...

Jackson

Robert Frank Chitwood, 93, Jefferson
Robert Frank Chitwood, age 93, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. Mr. Chitwood was born in Anderson, South Carolina. He was a Veteran of the United States Army ...
Tile O. Hall, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of C/ Sgt. Major Tile O. Hall, age 86, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday February 7, 2015. Mr. Hall was born in Bowman Ge ...

Rabun

Mrs. Irene Lovell Blalock, 92 of Tiger, GA went to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center In Gainesville.She was born May 7, 1922, in ...

Stephens

Bernell Griffin Clark, 84, Toccoa
Mrs. Bernell Griffin Clark, age 84 of 365 Acre Estates, Toccoa, GA, passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Pruitt Healthcare of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Walter Roy and ...

White

Huel McKinley (Mack) O'Kelley, Jr., age 79, of Helen, formerly of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on February 7, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on February 18, ...
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.