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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 30th, 2016

Banks

Eloise Parker Antley, age 84 of Alto, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 6:30 pm Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...

Gwinnett

Patricia H. Oreszko of Buford, Georgia, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend left this life to begin eternal life on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be hel ...

Hall

Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, Gainesville
Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday October 30, 2016 at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina following a period of declining health. B ...
Lorene Freeman, 96, Gainesville
Lorene Freeman, age 96, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Mrs. Freeman was born on December 13, 1919, in White County, to the late Martha West.  She ...
Katherine Whitmire, 78, Chicopee
Katherine Whitmire, 78, of Chicopee, GA passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...

Jackson

Mary Elizabeth Hill, 96, Commerce
  Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hill, age 95, of Commerce died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hill was born in Royston, GA to the late, Charlie Lee and Alice R ...

Stephens

Kenneth Odis Jameson, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Odis Jameson, age 59 of 205 W. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his residence. A son of Annette Crump ...
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.