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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 19th, 2015

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Lucile H. Wilkerson, 96, Winder
Lucile H. Wilkerson, age 96, of Winder passed away Friday, June 19, 2015.   Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, June 22, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...

Dawson

Lillian R Slaton, 79, Dawsonville
Lillian R. Slaton, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born June 4, 1936 in Lumpkin County to the late Ben and Carrie Hollif ...

Forsyth

Janie Bells Nichols, 77, Cumming
Janie Bell Nichols, age 77 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, June  19, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Addie Kyle (1974) and Jimmy Nichols (1992); son, ...

Gwinnett

Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, 62, Lawrenceville
Ronald D. “Ron” McKinney, age 62, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015. He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Joanna L. McKinney, Lawre ...

Hall

Frances DeLong, 93, Gainesville
Frances Davis DeLong, 93, of Gainesville passed away at home on Friday, June 19, 2015. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on May 6, 1922, to Thomas Fuller Davis and Lillian Franc ...
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, Maysville
Benjamin Thomas Hicks, 28, of Maysville, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 9:47 p.m. Ben was disabled, but was a former mechanic at Stop N Ride in Jefferson, GA. Survivors incl ...
Lee Russell 'Butch' Patterson, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lee Russell “Butch” Patterson, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his residence with family.   A Private Memorial Service wil ...
Louise Savage, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Savage, age 87, of Lula, passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 from New Horizons in Gainesville.  Mrs. Savage was born in Cleveland to Chester and Wilma Glass Dorse ...

Jackson

Kenneth Walker, 68, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Walker, age 68 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mr. Walker was born in Gainesville, Ge ...
Sarah Holcomb Church, 89, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Holcomb Church, age 89 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 19, 2015.  Mrs. Church was born in Maysvill ...

Lumpkin

Annie Grace Payne Winkler, 96, Dahlonega
Mrs. Annie Grace Payne Winkler, age 96, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, June 19th after a period of declining health.    Mrs. Winkler was born in Gordon County on Au ...

Other

Harold Thomas Jordan, 75, Hartwell
Mr. Harold Thomas Jordan age 75 of 55 Emory Drive, Hartwell passed away Friday June 19, 2015 at AnMed Health Center.   A son of the late Ace and Della Brown Jordan, he w ...
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
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.