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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 13th, 2015

Forsyth

Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, Cumming
Carolyn Ann Lasiter, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend whom will ...

Gwinnett

Joan Cole Simpson, 65, Lawrenceville
Joan Cole Simpson, age 65, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2015. She was the daughter of the late, Golden Milton and Sallie Thomas Cole. She is survive ...
Charles Thomas Forrester of Dacula, GA passed from his earthly home on Sunday, September 13, 2015 after a seven year battle with Multiple Myeloma to live forever in Heaven with his ...

Habersham

Bobby G. Holcombe, 82, Clarkesville
Bobby G. “Bob” Holcombe, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015. Born in Carroll County, Georgia, on May 20, 1933, he was a son of the late L ...

Hall

Hazel Conley Stubbs, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Conley Stubbs, age 79 of Gainesville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her family. ...
J.H. "Jake" Butterworth, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday September 16, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.H. “Jake” Butterworth, age 71 of Gainesville. Dr. Tom ...

Jackson

Edward “Ed” R. Burns, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward “Ed” R. Burns, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 13, 2015.  Mr. Burns was b ...
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.