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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 17th, 2015

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Paul Anthony Chappell, 50, Winder
   Mr. Paul Anthony Chappell, age 50, of Winder, Georgia passed away June 17, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia.  Born in Elba Alabama, he was e ...

Habersham

Kendra Brooke Dover, 27, Clarkesville
  Kendra Brooke Dover, age 27, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Born on April 10, 1988, in Demorest, she was a daughter of Eddie Dover and Kim Dove ...
Blanche Spivey Tallent, 86, Clarkesville
Services for Blanche Spivey Tallent, age 86 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Hills Crossing Baptist Church.   Rev. Walter Sing ...

Hall

Retha Caroline Potts, 79, Gainesville
            Mrs. Retha Caroline Potts, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Me ...
Joseph Julian Greene, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Julian Greene, age 70 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. There are no services scheduled at this time. ...
Ken Peck, 48, Gainesville
Ken Peck, 48 of Gainesville, passed away on June 17, 2015. Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. ...
Jerry Smith, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry Smith, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Kathleen Johnson Smith.  He is ...
Henry V. Woody, 75, Clermont
Henry V. Woody, age 75, of Clermont, GA passed away, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Henry was born in Suches, GA April 26, 1940. ...

Jackson

Betty Jean Brooks Peek, 81, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Jean Brooks Peek, age 81, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mrs. Peek was born in Barrow Count ...
Lydia Marie Walters, 80, Braselton
Lydia Marie Walters,  age 89 of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-65 ...
Henry Webb, 80, Jefferson
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Henry Webb, age 80, of Jefferson who passed away on Wednesday June 17th, 2015. He was the son of the late Joe and Nola Vandiver ...

Lumpkin

Edward Wilder, 72, Dahlonega
Edward Wilder passed from this life into the Presence of his Lord and Savior on June 17th, 2015. Though his passing leaves a great void in the lives of those who knew and loved him ...

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Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, Ball Ground
Sharon Lynn Turner, 67, of Ball Ground, GA died at home on June 17, 2015 surrounded by her family.  Born in Richmond, IN, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Clara Steven ...

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Jon David Henderson, 62, Cleveland
  Jon David Henderson, age 62, of Cleveland, GA went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Mr. Henderson was born on January 30, 1953 in Tallahasse ...
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.