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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 6th, 2015

Hall

Rhett Lamar Conner, 74, Gainesville
Rhett Lamar Conner, 74, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.         &n ...
Louis Hill Propes, 87, Oakwood
Louis Hill Propes, 87, of Oakwood passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.          & ...
Joseph Tortorici, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Joseph Tortorici 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 6, 2015 following an extended illiness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 2:00pm i ...

Jackson

William Harold Brown, 103, Commerce
                        William Harold Brown, Commerce, Georgia, ag ...
William Gary Morgan, 82, Commerce
Mr. William Gary Morgan, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, August 06, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Morgan was born in Gadsden, AL to the late William George an ...
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.