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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 18th, 2015

Forsyth

Carl Homer Jones, 61, Cumming
  Carl Homer Jones, age 61, of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015.  Mr. Jones was a 1972 graduate of Forsyth County High School and was retired from the Stat ...

Gwinnett

Annabelle Maxwell Parsons, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Parsons; and grandson, Matthew Allen Parsons. ...

Habersham

Edna Keller Simmons, 75, Mt. Airy
Edna Keller Simmons, age 75 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on July 15, 1939, she was the daughter of the l ...

Hall

Lucille Hitchcock Stroberg, 97, Gainesville
    Mrs. Lucille “Bigga” Hitchcock Stroberg, age 97, widow of Emory Gustavus Stroberg, died in Gainesville, Georgia on the 18th of April 2015.   ...

Jackson

Ronald Edward Hudson, 71, Nicholson
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Ronald Edward Hudson, age 71, of Nicholson who passed away on Saturday April 18th, 2015. He was the son of the late Joseph Henry ...

Lumpkin

Shirley Mae Cole, 77, Dahlonega
Shirley Mae Cole, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA. Mrs. Cole was an Ohio native who had lived in Dahlonega ...
Barbara Lisa Reinshagen, 57, Dahlonega
Barbara Lisa Reinshagen, known to her loved ones as Lisa, passed peacefully on the morning of April 18, 2015.  She is survived by her parents Roy and Louise Ledford of Clevela ...
Barbara Lisa Ledford Reinshagen, age 57, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday April 18, 2015.  A Celebration of life will be held at 11 am Tuesday April 21, 2015 at the Chapel ...

Other

Allen W. Adams, 87, Sky Valley
Allen W. Adams (A.W.) age 87 Formerly of Sky Valley, passed away April 18, 2015. A.W. was born in Dublin, GA. He was the son of the late Wyriott and Kathleen Adams.   ...

White

Larry Randoll Bailey, 76, Cleveland
Larry Randoll Bailey, 76, of Cleveland, Georgia, and formerly of Buford and Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away suddenly in an accident during the afternoon of April 18, 2015. Larr ...
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.