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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Mrs. Anna Raines Jinkins passed away on October 7th, 2016 at Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents Mar ...

Habersham

Francine Ritch, 75, Alto
Francine Ritch, age 75, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Ritch was born on August 25, 1941 in Habersham County, Georgia. She is pr ...
Lamar Vinson White, 77, Alto
Lamar Vinson White, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Born on April 27, 1939, in Homer, Georgia, he was a son of the late Ben Conley White and Dorothy Barr ...

Hall

Robert Bryon Casey, 65, Gainesville
Robert Bryon Casey, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on October 7, 2016.  At this time there is no service planed. Online condolences can be made at www.memorialparkfuneralh ...
Mary Alice Craig, 90, Gainesville
            Mrs. Mary Alice Craig age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend ...
Dorothy DeLong, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Dorothy DeLong, age 79, of Oakwood passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will ...
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin, Jr., 90, Flowery Branch
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin Jr. of Flowery Branch, GA at the age of 90 died Friday, October 7, 2016 due to complications received from a fall. Joe was born in Thomaston, GA on Octo ...
Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard age 71 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.       &nb ...
Charles W. Richter, 93, Gainesville
Mr. Charles W. Richter, 93 of Gainesville died Friday October 7, 2016. Memorial services will be held at a later date at Lanier Village Estates Chapel with the interment to be i ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janice Nell Harkins Griffin, age 65, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Mrs. Griffin was born in Commerce, Geo ...
Anthony "Smokey" Opperman, age 24, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Anthony loved to draw, listen to music and hang out with his friends. He was a carpen ...

Lumpkin

Bonnie Marie Morris, 62, Dahlonega
Bonnie Marie Morris, a longtime resident of Dahlonega, has passed away after a long and brave fight against cancer. She was 62. Bonnie was born in Raceland, Louisiana to Roy and ...
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.