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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 9th, 2015

Forsyth

Jessie Lee Woody, 80, Cumming
     Jessie Lee Woody, 80, of Cumming passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Jessie was preceded in death by ...

Gwinnett

John G. Chamblee, 85, Buford
John G. Chamblee, age 85 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, June 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Christian Church. Rev. Bob Mahon a ...

Habersham

Wanda June Sutton Gross, 81, Demorest
Graveside services for Wanda June Sutton Gross, age 81 of Clarkesville and formerly of Atlanta will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Westview Cemetery in Atlan ...
Gerald Keith Palmer, 82, Cornelia
Gerald Keith Palmer, age 82, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at home.  The 8th of 10 children of Andrew and Stella King Palmer, he was born November 25, 1932 in Habersham Co ...

Hall

Modree Grogan Bowers, 89, Gainesville
Modree Grogan Bowers, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015.           Funeral services are sched ...
Emory “Alwin” Bagwell, 82, Flowery Branch
                Emory “Alwin” Bagwell, 82, of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, June ...
Lawrence E. Eschen, 94, Gainesville
Lawrence E. Eschen, 94, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born September 22, 1920 in Suffern, New York, Mr. Eschen wa ...
Charles Neil Kelley, 77, Gainesville
  Charles Neil Kelley (“Neil”), age 76, passed away on June 9, 2015 after an extended illness.  Neil is the son of Charlie and Frances Kelley of Loganville ...
Jimmie Lou Dean Little, 80, Gillsville
           Jimmie Lou Dean Little, 80, of Gillsville passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at her residence.   &n ...

Jackson

Ronnie Carver, 64, Jefferson
Ronnie Carver, age 64, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015.  He loved to fish and watch NASCAR.  Mr. Carver was survived by his sons J.C. Carver and wife Elain ...

Other

Gregory Alan Zelmer, 25, Atlanta
Gregory Alan Zelmer, 25, of Atlanta, passed away on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015.  Gregory was the son of Karen S. Fetters, and the late Glen A. Zelmer.  Gre ...

Rabun

Memorial services for Betty Sue McDonald Carpenter age 68, of Clayton, will be held Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 6:00 PM, from the residence of Paul McDonald at 77 Browning Road, S ...
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
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.