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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 17th, 2016

Hall

      Virginia Eileene Farmer Dulaney, age 90 of Gillsville, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.  &n ...
Louise Lyons Griscom, 94, Flowery Branch
Louise Lyons Griscom, 94, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away April 17, 2016.  Born in Hopkinsville, KY, Mrs. Griscom lived most of her life in Warner Robins, GA.  She ...

Jackson

Mildred Charlotte McNeal, 78, Hoschton
Mildred Charlotte McNeal, age 78, of  Hoschton passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016.  Mrs. McNeal was the owner and operator of the Braselton Flea Market for 20 years.  ...
Audrey LeMarr Taylor, 86, Commerce
On the afternoon of Sunday April 17, 2016, Audrey Juanita LeMarr Taylor, age 86, passed away quietly of natural causes in her home in Commerce, GA with her children, grandchildre ...

Other

Millen "Skip" Smith Whittington, Jr.,  age 69 of Roswell, passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016. He was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was preceded in de ...

White

Ferd Holman Westmoreland, 82, Cleveland
Ferd Holman Westmoreland passed away on Sunday April 17, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. Mr. Westmoreland had been in declining health for a number of years.  Ferd (Ye ...
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.