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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 11th, 2016

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Donnie Eugene Crowe, 51, Winder
Donnie Eugene Crowe, age 51, of Winder passed away Monday, April 11, 2016.    Donnie lived in Athens, TN for about 20 years where he met his late wife Lori Mack Cro ...

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Gene Charles Calderwood, 87, Gainesville, formerly of Clermont
Gene Charles Calderwood, age 87, a longtime resident of Clermont, GA & more recently Gainesville, passed away peacefully under hospice care on April 11. He was born Septembe ...
Jaquerian “Jay” Harrison passed away on the evening of April 11th, 2016 leaving behind his mother Laquitta Harrison, his father and wife Demetric&nb ...
Christine Lois Hudson, 95, Gainesville
Christine Lois Hudson age 95 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 11, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Friday at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church at 11 AM. Prof ...
Edward James McGarry, 77, Gainesville
Mr.  Edward James  McGarry, 77, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016. Mr. McGarry is an Eagle Scout. He joined the Cub Scouts at the age of 9 and beca ...
Linda Richards, 87, Gainesville
Linda Richards, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 3050 ...

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Richard Emmett Blessing, 75, Jefferson
Mr. Richard Emmett Blessing, age 75, of Jefferson, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, April 11, 2016. Mr. Blessing was born in Fort McClellan, Alabama, a son t ...

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Clifford Lamar Fair, 80, Alpharetta
Clifford Lamar Fair, age 80, of Alpharetta passed away Monday, April 11, 2016. Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday, April 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Sawnee View Gardens with ...

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Leona Kinsey Autry, 89, Lawrenceville, formerly of Cleveland
Leona Kinsey Autry, age 89 of Lawrenceville, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at her residence.    Ms. Autry was born on December 19, 19 ...
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.