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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 9th, 2015


              Mr. Wilton “Pee Wee” Massey, age 85, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Nort ...


Mrs. Wilda June Owenby Tudor, age 73 of 1224 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Habersham County Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...


Vell Thomas Chappell, 79, Clarkesville
  Vell Thomas Chappell, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Born on February 24, 1936, in Clayton, he was a son of the late Ben and Connie ...
Miss Brittany Nichole Miller, age 16 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday Morning, September 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile ...


“Lovada” Jane Collins Burkhalter, 92, of Lula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 16, 1 ...
John Calvin "J.C." Fricks, 89, Gainesville
   Mr. John Calvin “ J.C.”  Fricks, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015.       &nb ...


Verlin Lee Byers, 63, Commerce
Verlin Lee Byers age 63 of Commerce passed away Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Byers was born April 23, 1952 in Hayesville, N.C. to the late Frank & Katie P ...
Evelyn Annie Davis, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn Annie Davis, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 9, 2015.   Mrs. Davis was born in Jefferson, Georgi ...
Nellie Mae Standridge, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Mae Standridge, age 98, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Mrs. Standridge was born in Commerce, a ...


Thurmon W. Cochran, 70, Dahlonega
  Thurmon W. Cochran, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Thurmon was born in ...


Tola Gardner Jenkins, 88, Alpharetta
  Tola Gardner Jenkins 88, of Alpharetta, Georgia died on September 9th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Herbert Jenkins JR.   Visitation ...


Willis Brison Davenport, 65, Cleveland
Willis Brison Davenport, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Davenport was born on December 12, 1949, in Helen, GA, to the lat ...
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
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.