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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 3rd, 2016

Dawson

Laurel Weir Mackenzie, 56, Dawsonville
Ms Laurel Weir Mackenzie age 56 of Dawsonville passed away on October 3, 2016.  Laurel was born in Terre Haute, Indiana and later moved to Florida where she resided until 2005 ...

Habersham

L. B. Robinson, 87, Gainesville
Mr. L. B. Robinson, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Sidney Lanier Roland Jr. went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 3, 2016.  Born on June 11, 1935, Sidney Lanier Roland Jr. was the son of the late Sidney Lanier Ro ...

Hall

Audrey Rita Hughes Puckett, 90, Gainesville
Audrey Rita Hughes Puckett, 90, died Monday, October 3, 2016 at her home in Gainesville, GA.  Funeral services will be conducted at Memorial Park Funeral Home at 2030 Memor ...
Noel Douglas Gibbs, 60, Greenwood, Indiana formerly of Gainesville
  Noel Douglas Gibbs, age 60, of Greenwood, Indiana passed away at his home on October 3, 2016. Doug was born June 19, 1956 in Gainesville, Georgia to  J.D (Doug) and ...
Tammy Potter, 51, Gainesville
       Ms. Tammy Potter age 51 of Gainesville passed away on Monday October 03, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illn ...
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.