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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 26th, 2015

Habersham

Bart Thrasher, 47, Cornelia
  Bart Thrasher, age 47, of Cornelia, Georgia, and formerly of Buford, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Mr. Thrasher was born on July 14, 1968 i ...
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, age 62, of Clarkesville, will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel wit ...

Hall

      Mrs. Paralee Hazel Jones Anderson, age 80 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday Afternoon, August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followi ...
Crystal M. DeLong, 34, Flowery Branch
Ms. Crystal M. DeLong, age 34, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 surrounded by family, following an extended battle with cancer.   Funeral Service ...
Maria Teresa Garcia, 63, Gillsville
Maria Teresa Garcia, age 63, of Gillsville, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Brenda Kay Graves, 70, Gainesville
Memorial services for, Brenda Kay Graves age 70 of Gainesville, Ga.  will be held September 5, 2015, at 3:00 pm in Strickland funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Michael Dickens and ...
Helen Marie Parker, 87, Gainesville
               Helen Marie Parker, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residen ...

Jackson

Tony Scott Whitlock, 46, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Tony Scott Whitlock, age 46 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Ath ...

Lumpkin

Mark Anthony Littleton, 51, Dahlonega
Mark Anthony Littleton, age 51, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Dahlonega. Mark was a native of Lumpkin County and except for his time in ...

Stephens

Ricky Cheek, 53, Eastanollee
Mr. Ricky Cheek, age 53 of 650 Silver Shoals Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Alton and Bonnie Fay Simpson C ...
Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, 77, Eastonellee
Mrs. Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, age 77 of 297 Buena Vista Drive Extension, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A d ...

White

Floyd Head, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Floyd Head age 88, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 26, 2015 at Northeast Ga Medical Center.  Mr. Head was born in White County the son of the late Doctor Gile ...
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.