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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 21st, 2015

Dawson

Horace Gene Bennett, 55, Dawsonville
Horace Gene Bennett, age 55, of Dawsonville, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Horace was a gentle giant, a simple content country man with a heart of gold that never met a ...
William 'Todd' Hulsey, 44, Dawsonville
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 21, 2015 at his residence following a sudden illness.Born February 12, 1971 in Columbia, SC, he lived ...

Forsyth

Doris Wheeler Corn, 90, Cumming
Doris Wheeler Corn, age 90, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and graduat ...

Habersham

Ruby Brock Burrell, 84, Cornelia
Ruby Brock Burrell, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.Mrs. Burrell was born on June 11, 1930 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late John B. and ...

Hall

Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville died Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & ...

Jackson

Lamar P. Thaxton, 86, Nicholson
Mr. Lamar P. Thaxton, age 86, of Nicholson died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. Mr. Thaxton was born in Oglethorpe County to the late, Garland and ...
Mary C. Dean, 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Mary C. Dean 94 of Commerce who passed away Saturday March 21, 2015. Survivors include two son James Vernon Manders and Billy ...
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
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.