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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 19th, 2015

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Charlene Grissom, 62, Cumming
Charlene Grissom, 62, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015. She was an active member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Free Home, GA. She is preceded in death by her pa ...
James Howard Camp, 87, Cumming
James Howard Camp, age 87 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Sunday July 19, 2015. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Betty C ...
Joan Garrett Thompson, 80, Cumming
Joan Garrett Thompson, age 80, of Cumming passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015.  She was a loving and dedicated wife and mother.   Survivors include her husband of 62 ...

Hall

Janyce A. Blankenship, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Janyce A. Blankenship, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Willowwood Nursing Center.   Memorial Mass will be 2:30 p.m., Thursday, July ...
“Vennie” Lou Graham, 97, Gainesville
“Vennie” Lou Graham, 97, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born on October 21, 1917, in Dahlone ...
Lawrence Howard, 65, Gainesville
Lawrence Howard, age 65 of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Sunday July 19th 2015. Funeral services will be held on Saturday @ 10:30am St. Paul United Methodist church.  Pro ...
Marsha Lee Belle Gage, 67, Gainesville
Marsha Lee Belle Gage, 67, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Services will be held at a late ...

Jackson

Minor E. Davidson, 87, Maysville
Mr. Minor E. Davidson, age 87 of Maysville died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Davidson was born in Atlanta to the late, William Andrew Minor Jackson Davidson an ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John David Crimmins Jr., age 65 of Athens, who passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015. Mr. Crimmins was born in Falls Church, Virginia, ...

Stephens

Mark Isaac Cathey, 53, Martin
Funeral services for Mark Isaac Cathey, age 53, of Martin will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the s ...

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Wanda Mearl Sisum, 49, Cleveland
Wanda Mearl Sisum, age 49 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at her residence.   Ms. Sisum was born on August 4, 1965, in Gainesville, Georgia to Willie Mae ...
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.