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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2016

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Charles Edgar Lamb, 72, Cumming
Charles Edgar Lamb, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  He was co-owner of Bennett's Marine. He spent most of his life ...

Hall

Daniel Richard Matthew Diaddigo, Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on November 12, 2016. He was born on October 18, 1938 in Aliquippa, PA.  Richard graduated from ...
Lisa Shivers Myers, 45, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Shivers Myers age 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2 ...
James Donald "Don" Nix, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Donald (Don) Nix, age 75, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Other

Michael Delone Wortham, age 62, of Athens passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0 ...
Idell Moore Byers, 95, Douglasville
Idell Moore Byers, age 95 of Doulgasville and formerly of Demorest, passed away November 12, 2016, at her residence. Born in Turnerville, Georgia on March 14, 1921, she was a da ...
Leeanne Wooten Carroll, 51, Marble Hill
Leeanne Wooten Carroll age 51 of Marble Hill, GA left this world on Saturday November 12, 2016 to be with the Lord.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of Ann and ...
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.
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.