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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Jesse Clifford Hawkins, 35, Cumming
Jesse Clifford Hawkins, age 35 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 Memorial services will be held Friday, October 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at Ingram Funeral Home Cha ...
Bobby Dooley, Cumming
Bobby Dooley passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a soul searcher in life. Bobby is preceded in death by his pa ...

Habersham

George Garland Gibson, 94, Clarkesville
Mr. George Garland Gibson, age 94 of 139 Dee Cee Drive, Clarkesville, Georgia passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Lon and Mary Ann Burch Gi ...

Hall

Albert Lee May, Jr, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Albert Lee May, Jr., 81 of Gainesville died Monday October 10, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, Mr. May was the son of the late Albert ...

Jackson

Raymond Dowe Harvel, 77, Commerce
Mr. Raymond Dowe Harvel, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 10, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Harvel was born in Herrin, IL to the late Elmer and Edna Brad ...

Lumpkin

Johnnie Gay Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Johnnie Gay Peck, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 10, 2016. Mrs. Peck was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, a homemaker, and member of Cavender Creek Baptis ...

White

Starla Marie Towe, 25, Cleveland
Starla Marie Towe, age 25, of Cleveland passed away Monday October 10, 2016.  Starla was born in Habersham County the daughter of Keith Pardue and the late Samantha Morgan ...
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.