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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 26th, 2015

Dawson

Lemma W. Swafford, 87, Dawsonville
Lemma W. Swafford, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 26, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. Born May 15, 1927 in Dawson Coun ...

Forsyth

Joseph Colmore Creason, 90, Cumming
Joseph Colmore Creason, age 90, passed away on April 26, 2015. Joe was a member of the Cumming Church of Christ and former member and deacon of the East Point Church of Christ. He ...

Gwinnett

Marcell Derise Smith, 54, Lawrenceville
Marcell Derise Smith, age 54, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Smith; and grandmother, Maude Smith. He is su ...

Hall

Landen James Morton, 2, Gainesville
Landen James Morton, age 2, of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 3 ...
Gurvin W. Collins, 95, Gainesville
Gurvin W. Collins, 95, of Gainesville, Ga passed away Sunday April 26, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, Gainesville GA.
Betty Sue Simonds Parker, 68, Gainesville
            Mrs. Betty Sue Simonds Parker, age 68, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Northeast Geor ...
James H. Salter, 80, Gainesville
James H. Salter, 80, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Robert Lee Worley, 84, Gainesville
Robert Lee Worley age 84 of Gainesville passed away Sunday April 26, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mr. Worley was born October 7, 1930 ...

Jackson

Kenneth Neil Hickox, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Neil Hickox, age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Mr. Hickox was born in Delray Beach, Florida, a ...

Other

Willie Earl Bush, Jr., 74, Chamblee
       Mr. Willie Earl Bush, Jr., age 74 of Chamblee, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at his brother’s residence following an extended ...
Gilbert T. Jones, 78, Colbert, Ga., formerly of Flowery Branch
Gilbert T. Jones, age 78, of Colbert, GA, formerly of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. T. W. and Areath ...

White

Dianne Duncan, 72, Cleveland
Dianne Duncan, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Duncan was born on October 3, 1942, in Panama City, Florida, to the late Thomas ...
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.