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Local Obits for Fri. Apr 15th, 2016

Habersham

Roger Wayne Fields, 74, Cornelia
Roger Wayne Fields, age 74, of Cornelia, GA and formerly of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016.   Roger lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. He worked with th ...
Phyllis Jean Gary, 77, Cornelia
  Phyllis Jean Gary, 77, of Colorado Springs, CO, beloved mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 7, 2016, from compli ...
Nancy Allen Sewell, 88, Demorest
Nancy Allen Sewell, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a period of declining health.   Born in Goldsboro, Nort ...

Hall

Vera "Gi-Gi" Stewart, 88, Gainesville
Vera "Gi-Gi" Stewart, 88, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, April 15, 2016 following a sudden illness. She was born February 13, 1928 in Iowa Falls, I ...

Jackson

Roy (Edward) Moose, 66, Pendergrass
Roy “Edward” Moose, age 66, of Pendergrass, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Gold City Convalescent Center. Edward is preceded in death by his parents, Ramie and Loi ...
                        Mr. Elmer Burruss Wolfrey, Jr., age 74, of ...

Lumpkin

Max Herman Lingerfelt, 85, Dahlonega
Max Herman Lingerfelt, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away April 15, 2016 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Max is preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Lingerfelt; parents, John ...

Other

Charlie R. Fleming, 89, Ellijay
Charlie R. Fleming, 89, of Ellijay passed away Friday April 15, 2016 at Gilmer Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Born December 23, 1926 in Cherokee County to ...

Stephens

Harold Thomas Collins, 89, Eastanollee
Mr. Harold Thomas Collins, age 89 of 301 Cherokee Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Friday, April 15, 2016 at the home of his daughter in Bishop, Georgia.   A ...
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.