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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 22nd, 2015

Dawson

Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, Dawsonville
Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 22, 2015 at Mesun Hospice following a period of declining health.Born December 6, 1951 in Macon, G ...

Forsyth

Josephine Thornton Ramsey, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-five years, Eddie Fred Ramsey. She is su ...

Hall

John David Garrett, Sr., 66, Braselton
John David Garrett, Sr., 66, of Braselton passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 24, ...
Karen Ann Freeman Cash, 57, of Lula passed away on March 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at ...
Mary Ruth Holcomb, 87, Georgetown. TX formerly of Gainesville
Mary Ruth Holcomb was born in Gainesville, Georgia to John Edward and Odell Allison. Ruth passed away Sunday, March 22nd, in Georgetown, Texas, where she has been living with her ...
Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 21, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Martin was born January 27, ...
Sarah Nell Howell Carter, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Nell Howell Carter, age 94, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday March 22, 2015. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March ...
T. Leroy Whiting, 87, Flowery Branch
Mr. T. Leroy Whiting, 87 of Flowery Branch died Sunday March 22, 2015 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Whiting was the son of the late E. Parks and Jean Eva ...
Thomas Ray White, 81, Lula
Mr. Thomas Ray White, 81, of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory ...

Jackson

Carl Elbert 'Coody' Gibbs, 67, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Carl Elbert "Coody" Gibbs, age 67, of Pendergrass Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, March 22, 2015. Mr. Gibbs was bo ...
Ethel Ann Gary, 84, Commerce
Mrs.Ethel Ann Gary, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Landmark Hospital. Mrs. Gary was born in Commerce to the late William Thad and Bessie Snipes Pendergras ...

Lumpkin

Gracie 'Ruth' Cain, 73, Dahlonega
Gracie "Ruth" Cain, age 73, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015.She was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and retired from Burlington Industries Pine ...

Stephens

Mrs. Betty Hitt Swords Garrison, age 91 of Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gainesville, Georgia.A daughter ...
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.