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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Tony Adkins, 56, beloved husband, father, brother-in-law and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on January 27, 2016 after a courageous battle with chronic kidney disea ...
Marilyn Kirby Alexander, age 87, originally from New York, New York, a 40 year resident of the Atlanta area and most recently of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesda ...
Naomi Bernice Neely Weaver Dieterle went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. She was a great woman of God and of prayer, and she delighted in talking to everyone ...

Hall

Terry W. Kuehn, 72, Gainesville
 Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.       &n ...
Melvin Auten, 77, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie Johnson A ...
Melvin Lee Autin, 87, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie John ...
Helen Farmer, 84, Clermont
Funeral services for, Helen Farmer age 84 of Clermont will be held at 3:00 pm Monday Feb. 1, 2016 in Strickland funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm Feb. 1, 2016 ...
Troyce Johnson Jr, Gainesville
Troyce Johnson Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2016. Troyce enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and camping. He was known as always being a jokester and to ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 PM Sunday, Janua ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph “Joe” William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 28, 2016.   He was born in Syracuse, NY and had ...
Johnny Paul Rider, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Johnny Paul Rider, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Raymond Young, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services for Mr. Raymond Young (63) of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:00pm @ Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesv ...

Jackson

C.W. Jack Lewis, 84, Maysville
C.W. Jack Lewis, age 84, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Lewis was born in Maysville to the late Sharpe and Stella Wilban ...
Willie Pittman, 76, Commerce
Willie Pittman, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday January 28, 2016. Funeral services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 446 Homer Road, Commerce GA 706-33 ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marjory Sue Worley Stockton, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mrs. Stoc ...
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.