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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 31st, 2015

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Donald Thomas, 65, Auburn
Mr. Donald Thomas, age 65, of Auburn, Georgia passed away July 31, 2015.  Mr. Thomas was preceded by his Father, Andrew Thomas and Brother, Rick Thomas.   He had att ...

Dawson

Grace Fields, 77, Dawsonville
Grace Fields, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice following a period of declining health. Born January 26, 1938 to the late Hoke and ...

Hall

Mary Ann Norrell Brock, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Ann Norrell Brock ,age  85, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Hall County, Georgia on January 22 ...
Etta Mildred England, 75, Gainesville
Etta Mildred England, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015 at New Horizon North following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August ...
James R. Thayer, 92, Gainesville
James R. Thayer, 92, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015.   Funeral arrangements will be announced soon.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home ...

Jackson

Samuel Lee Farmer, 50, Jefferson
Samuel Lee Farmer, age  50, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 31, 2015.  Memorial services will be held 11:00 am  Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Tracy India Whitt, 50, Braselton
Tracy India Hainey Whitt, 50, entered into rest July 31, 2015.  Tracy was born in Lilburn, GA, daughter of Jerry and Dianne Hainey.  She was a devoted wife and mother.&nb ...

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Mary Elizabeth Nigreville age 83 of Royston passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at the Hill Haven Nursing Center.   The family will recieve friends from 9:00 a.m until serv ...
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.