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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 13th, 2015

Forsyth

John Ward Morton, 54, Cumming
John Ward Morton, age 54, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on July 13, 2015 after bravely facing a multitude of serious complications following an ATV accident in 2012. His long ba ...

Gwinnett

Marc S. Edwards, 47, Buford
. Marc S. Edwards, age 47, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Paula Vineyard Edwards. He is survived by his father, Don ...
James C. “Smitty” Smith, age 85 of Suwanee, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM at Hamilto ...
Charles John Stott, Sr., 72, Lawrenceville
Charles John Stott, Sr., age 72, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015.  A family memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Lawson Fune ...

Hall

Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, Gainesville
Jeremy Shawn Carnes, 31, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015. Jeremy is preceded in death by his Grandfathers Jack Carnes and John C. Martin.   Survivors ...
Terry Scott Eason, 47, Gainesville
Terry Scott Eason, 45, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015 following a lifelong battle with Juvenile Diabetes.   Terry is preceded in death by his m ...
Homer Glasper, 75, Gainesville
Homer Glasper, age 75 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Monday. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 2 PM. Professional Services ...

Jackson

William Gary Escoe, 71, Commerce, formerly of Oakwood
Mr. William Gary Escoe, 71 of Commerce formerly of Oakwood died Sunday July 12, 2015 at his residence. Born in Athens, Ga. , Mr. Escoe was the son of the late Jesse Jack and Mar ...
Robert Hammond, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Hammond, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.&n ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert George “Bobby” Hammond Sr., age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, July 13, 2015. Mr. Hammond w ...

Lumpkin

Marion H. Hicks, 63, Dahlonega
Marion H. Hicks, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a long illness.   Marion was ...
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.