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Local Obits for Sat. May 16th, 2015

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Frances Hall, 80, Statham
   Mrs. Frances Hall, age 80, of Statham, Georgia died May 16, 2015 at her residence.  She was a daughter of the late Will and Sarah Adeline Watkins Chambers.  ...
Jonathon Corey Wells, 26, Winder
Jonathan Corey Wells, age 26, of Winder passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-65 ...

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Alma Geist Cap, 98, Cumming
Alma Geist Cap, 98, of Cumming, GA, originally from Califon, NJ and longtime resident of Perth Amboy, NJ, passed away at the Embracing Hospice Center in Cumming, GA on May 16, 2015 ...

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Meredith Ann Forlenza, 33, Buford
Meredith Ann Forlenza, 33, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 16, at her home, after a 10-month battle against triple negative breast cancer.   Meredith’s ...

Hall

Virginia 'Ginnie' Brown, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia "Ginnie" Brown, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia arrived at her heavenly home Saturday, May 16, 2015.         &nbs ...
John Lee Givogre, III, 20, Gainesville
John Lee Givogre, III, age 20, of Gainesville, Georgia, went to be with his Lord Jesus on Saturday, May 16, 2015.           &nb ...
Delta Austin Smith, 97, Cumming
  Delta Austin Smith, 97, passed away May 16, 2015, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Edward Smith.   She is survived by fiv ...
Carrie Hazel (Williams) Wright, 93, of Gainesville passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at her residence.           ...

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Mac Cates, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Mac Cates, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Saturday, May 16, 2015.  Funeral Services are incomplete at thi ...
Samuel MacArthur Cates, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Samuel MacArthur “Mack” Cates, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, May 16, 2015.  Mr. Cates ...
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Ruth Lewallen Lawson, 88, who passed away on Saturday morning, May 16, 2015.  Mrs. Lawson was the daughter of the late John W ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Clinton Scott O’Neal, age 28, of Tucker who passed away on May 16th, 2015. He was the son of the late Michael D. O’N ...

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Jane (Clara) Christopher, age 62, of Canton, GA passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her father, John Walter Christopher.  She is survived ...

Stephens

Wesley Kyle Teate, 16, Martin
Wesley Kyle Teate, age 16, of 79 Julian Westmoreland Drive, Martin, GA, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.   A son of David Teate ...

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Phyllis Mongue, 93, Cleveland
Mrs. Phyllis Mongue age 93 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, May16, 2015 at her residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by ...
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.