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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2016


Donald Clarence Pauley, 84, Cumming
Donald Clarence Pauley, Lt Colonel, USMC, age 84, of Cumming GA, formerly of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away November 15, 2016. Don was a 9th generation West Virginian where ...
Carla Jean Pruitt, 39, Cumming
Carla Jean Pruitt, age 39 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  She was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church. Carla was preceded in death by her parents, ...
William E. Wilson, 73, Cumming
William E. Wilson, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. He was retired from General Motors. William was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Wilson; parent ...


Steven R. George, 49, Buford
Steven R. George, 49, of Buford, passed away November 15, 2016. Steven was born in Chicago, IL to Richard and Joan Conner George.   He was employed as a salesperson fo ...


Johnny D. Smallwood, age 66, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at his home with his loving family by his side, after a long battle with cancer, kidney di ...


Patricia A. H Hackney, 75, Gainesville
Patricia A. Hackney, 75, of Gainesville, died Tuesday November 15, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
James Ronald Byrd, 69, Atlanta
Mr. James Ronald Byrd, age 69, of Atlanta passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Atlanta V.A. Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016 a ...
David Alan Orme, 62, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Alan Orme, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at his residence.   A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, November 18, ...
Royce Billy (Bill) (Samp) Pierce, June 7, 1932 – November 15, 2016 Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memorial Park Road Announces the death of Royce (Bill) (Samp) Pierce who pas ...


James Lee Kirkman, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lee Kirkman, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Mr. Kirkman was born in Green ...


Fotny Farag, 77, Roswell
Ms. Fotny Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral serv ...
Ramy Farag, 77, Roswell
Mr. Ramy Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral servi ...
Wendell P. Malcom, 81, Hull
Wendell P. Malcom, age 81 of Hull, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016.   Mr. Malcom was the son of Loyce Adams Malcom and the late David Malcom. He was a retired ...


Mrs. Anita Jo Vinson Singleton, age 55 of 5613 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice-Athens Regional Medical Center. A daught ...
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.