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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 7th, 2016

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Doris Collins Buckley, 91, Cumming
Doris Collins Buckley, age 91 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Wood of Tipp City, OH. She is survived by her ch ...
Belinda Ann Stern, 60, Cumming
Belinda Ann Stern, age 60, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rita Cameron; brothers, Brendan C ...

Hall

Emmie Allison, 77, Gainesville
        Mrs. Emmie Allison age 77, of Gainesville passed away December 7, 2016 at New Horizons at Lanier Park.      & ...
Jesus Perez, 19, Gainesville
Jesus Perez, age 19, of Gainesville, GA (formerly of Dahlonega, GA) passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   Jesus ...

Jackson

  Raymond Griffith Woodall, Jr. Born February 23, 1932 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Jewel Giddens Woodall and Raymond Griffith Woodall, Sr. entered into rest Wednesday, Dec ...

Other

Ruby Dooley Davis, 77, Surfside Beach, SC
Mrs. Ruby Dooley Davis, age 77 of Surfside Beach, South Carolina passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her home. A daughter of the late Charles Richard Dooley, Sr. and Paul ...

Stephens

Hazel Lee Chastian Scroggs, 87, Eastanollee
Hazel Lee Chastain Scroggs, 87 of Eastanollee, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 07, 2016. Born in White County, Georgia on November 22, 1929, she was a daughter o ...
Phares Junior Smith, 89, Toccoa
Mr. Phares Junior Smith, age 89 of 2240 Anderson Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 7, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House, Watkinsville, Georgia. A son of ...
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.