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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 28th, 2016

Dawson

Louise T. McCurdy, 90, Dawsonville
Louise T. McCurdy, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 28, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born December 14, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Frank ...

Forsyth

Julia Jeannette (Mrs. B) Bledsoe, age 80, of Statesboro, formerly of Cumming passed away Friday, October 28, 2016.  Julia was a U.S Army veteran where she met her late husband ...

Gwinnett

William Steven Nash, 66, Buford
Mr. William Steven Nash, age 66 of Buford, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Na ...

Hall

Bruce H. Butler, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Bruce H. Butler age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be announced at a ...
Karen 'Kay' Harkins, 50, Gainesville
Karen “Kay” Harkins, age 50, of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly Friday October 28, 2016. Kay was born on May 15, 1966 to Barney Claudis and Velva Sisk Bruce.&nb ...
Harry Edward Martin, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Edward Martin age 87 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following an extended illness.       ...
William Jerry Nicholson, 82 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday October 28, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Harold Stanley, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Harold Stanley, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 p.m. ...

Jackson

Agnes Inez Sosebee, 82, Talmo
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday October 31, 2016 at Pond Fork Baptist Church for Agnes Inez Sosebee age 82, of Talmo. The Rev. Larry Buffington and Rev. Johnny ...

Other

Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, 44, Anderson, South Carolina
Funeral services for Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, age 44 of Anderson, South Carolina, will be held graveside on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church ...

Rabun

Rev. Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, Rabun Gap
Reverend Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, of Rabun Gap, passed away at his residence with his loving family at his side. Dwight was the son of the late Henry Kelsey Loggins and Nellie Mae ...

Stephens

Mr. Gary “Skeeter” Michael Tester, age 58 of 763 West Currahee Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Paul ...
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.