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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 17th, 2016

Dawson

Junior Cleaborn Day, 78, Dawsonville
Junior Cleaborn Day, 78, of Dawsonville passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January ...
Sandra King Ward, 74, Dawsonville
Sandra King Ward, 74, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016.    Born January 13, 1942, in Atlanta, she was the daughter of Ralph and Jesse (Stricklan ...
June Chamblee Zinskie, 78, Dawsonville
June Chamblee Zinskie, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 17, 2016 at the Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health. Born March 27, 1937 in Norcross to ...

Forsyth

Clarence Eugene Hawkins, age 94 of Cumming went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 17, 2016. He was a member at Antioch Baptist Church for many years. Clarence had s ...

Hall

On January 16, 2016, Lillian Bessie Crumley Barlow, rose to her next assignment. Her gaze raised upward to the light as she let go to join the Glory of Christ. She shared such beau ...
  Mrs. Minnie Grace “Mama Deal” Hosea Deal, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   ...
Jack Edward Hewell, 52, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday January 22, 2016 for Jack Edward Hewell, age 52 of Gillsville. The Rev. Bobby Ivester will officiate. Interment will follow at ...

Lumpkin

Shancy Tritt, 38, Dahlonega
Shancy Tritt, age 38, of Dahlonega, GA passed away January 17, 2016.   Shancy is survived by her daughters Verenna Lamanac, Canton, GA and Shiyann Lamanac, Dahlonega, GA ...

Other

Lisa Rhee Payne, 58, Dahlonega
Lisa Rhee Payne, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Pruitt of Toccoa Nursing Home following an extended illness. Lisa is preceded in death by her ...
Mrs. Ruby Cash Burnette Shafer, age 88 of 275 Rhodes Drive, Marietta, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Canton Nursing Home.   A daughter of the late Howar ...
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.