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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 29th, 2015

Forsyth

Morley Stuart Kohn, 72, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015. He was an Operations Supervisor with Roadway Transportation. Morley served his country proudly as a Captain in the Uni ...

Habersham

Christopher Watts, age 39, of Habersham County passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Se ...

Hall

Hassie Faye Bishop, 80, Gainesville
Hassie Faye Bishop, age 79, of Gainesville, dedicated Wife of 60 years, Loving Mother and Grandmother passed into God's hands following a brief illness on Wednesday, July 29, 2 ...
Harland David Locklear, 78, Gainesville
Memorial services for Harland David Locklear age 78 of Gainesville, will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday August l, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jody Garrison w ...
Richard Hugh Williams, Jr, 89, Flowery Branch
Mr. Richard Hugh Williams, Jr., age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his residence with family.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Satur ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Connie Marie Martin Barrett, age 60, of Athens, GA, of the South Jackson community, who passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2015. Mrs. ...
John Franklin Mathis, 71, Danielsville
Mr. John Frankiln “Punk” Mathis age 71 of Danielsville passed away Wednesday July 29, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Mathis was born August30, 1943 in ...
Mary Frances Runstadler, 98, Detroit, Michigan
Mrs. Mary Frances Runstadler, age 98, of Detroit, Michigan, spouse of Mr. George H. Runstadler, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Oaks of Hampton Nursing Home followi ...

White

Ralph Carey Ivester, 57, Cleveland
 Mr. Ralph Carey Ivester, age 57, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. He was born on July 31st, 1957 to the late John Dennis “J.D.” & ...
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.