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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 19th, 2016

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Wiley Brown, 53, Buford
Elizabeth “Beth” Wiley Brown, age 53, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerome Wiley; grandparents, Jay an ...
Meldagonde H. Giles, 87, Buford
Meldagonde H. Giles, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on March 19, 2016. Mrs. Giles passed away peacefully in her sleep at Silverleaf Nursing Home. Mrs. Giles was born in Marseill ...

Hall

Mattie Mae Williams Borders, 76, Gainesville
Mattie Mae Williams Borders was born on October 11, 1939 in Flowery Branch, GA.  She was the daughter of the late Luther Williams and Mattie Mae Williams.  She was raised ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 24, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Joseph James “Jody” Edmonds age 33 of Braselton. The Rev. Mik ...
Robert Edward Love, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Edward Love, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at this time.&nb ...

Jackson

Richard Lamar Collins, 59, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Lamar Collins, age 59 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, March 19, 2016.  Mr. Collins was born in Athe ...
Mr. E.L. “Joe” Helton, age 79 of Ila died Friday, March 18, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mr. Helton was born in Gainesville to the late, John Andrew and Beulah ...
George Edward Wyatt, Sr., age 92 of Homer, passed away at his son's home in Homer.  Mr. Wyatt was born in Battery Park, VA January18, 1924 to the late Guy Smith & Mar ...

Lumpkin

Austin Corey Ash, 23, Dahlonega
Austin Corey Ash went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2016, he was born with Myotonic Dystrophy on March 21, 1992 and has fought these 24 years to live a life that brought joy to ...

Stephens

Mr. Anthony “Tony” Robert Curtis, age 33 of 121 Forest Brook Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.   ...
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
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.