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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 20th, 2016

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E. C. Prather, 78, Cumming
E. C. Prather, age 78, of Cumming, Ga, passed away on October 20, 2016. He was born in 1938, to the late Dewey and Grace Prather. E. C. was a great farmer and will always be rememb ...
Bernard Thomas "Tommy" Wood, age 71, of Cumming passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016.  Mr. Wood was a proud Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He is preceded ...

Habersham

Mack Couch, 89, Clarkesville
Mr. Mack Couch, age 89 of Clarkesville passed away October 20, 2016.  A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 1:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chap ...

Hall

Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday October 22, 2016 at Pine Grove Baptist Church for William Johnny Aikens Jr., age 66 of Lula. The body will lie-in-state from 1 ...
Joseph Brown “J.B.” Johnston, Jr., age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016. Mr. Johnston was born on November 3, 1933 in Fort Myers, FL to t ...
Mr. Marvin H. “Woody” Wood Jr. age 78 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 20, 2016 at Ashton Senior Living Center following an extended illness from Alzheime ...

Stephens

Mrs. Suzanne Smith Crowe passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at her residence. Born in Rome, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Roy Carlton and Emily Sewell Smith. ...

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Sharon Lee Burdick, 72, Sautee Nacoochee
With deepest regret, we announce the passing of Sharon Lee Burdick, 72, of Sautee-Nacoochee, GA on October 20, 2016.  A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, October ...
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
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.