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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Gwinnett

Billy R. Cofer, 67, Buford
Billy R. Cofer, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Charles M. (Joe) Randall, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Watts Randall and Madge Smith Randa ...

Habersham

  Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, age 92, of Mt. Airy passed away August 4, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on January 6, 1923 in Smith, Pennsylvania, ...

Hall

Lamar Lee Attaway, 76, Braselton
Lamar Lee Attaway, age 76, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mr. Attaway was one of the original volunteer members of the West Jackson Fire Department located ...
Michael John Beem, 57, Oakwood
      Mr. Michael John Beem, age 57 of Oakwood, went to his heavenly home, rejoicing being with Jesus and his loved ones on Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015 ...
Raymond Lee Carter, 87, Commerce
                Raymond Lee Carter, 87, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his residen ...
Leon Irvin, 74, Clermont
Leon Irvin, 74, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Born in Gainesville, GA. on May 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Mark Irvin and Mellie Satterfield ...
Connie Lee Tatum, 95, Gainesville
           Mrs. Connie Lee Tatum age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday August 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Jackson

Evelyn L. Scott, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn L. Scott of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Scott was born in Dayton, Ohio, the d ...

Lumpkin

Kay M. Breyer, 70, Dahlonega
Kay M. Breyer, 70, of Dahlonega, GA, a retired librarian from the Forsyth County Library system and the Lumpkin-Dawson Library system, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the ...

Other

Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, Loganville
                Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at he ...

White

Violet Rose Pierce, 95, Cleveland
Violet Rose Pierce age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Pierce was born in Ellis, Kansas to the late Melvin and Zora Ann Helms Kilgore.  Sh ...
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.