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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Nettie Smith Parnell, 62, Cumming
    Nettie Smith Parnell, age 62, of Cumming, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 23, 2016. Ms. Parnell was born in Forsyth County on March 6th, 1954, ...

Habersham

Gregg Jenkins, 70, Mt. Airy
Greg Jenkins, age 70 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Dayton, Ohio on October 8, 1945, he was a son of the late Jack and Ruth Schuyler Jenkins. Mr. Je ...

Hall

Taliah Sabreen Freeman, 32, Gainesville
Taliah Sabreen Freeman age 32 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 23, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Profes ...
Thomas L. Brock, 92, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home Announces the death of Mr. Thomas L. Brock 92 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Brock died Sat. April 23, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Comple ...

Jackson

Linda Joyce Barnett, 71, Nicholson
Mrs. Linda Joyce Barnett, age 71, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Barnett was the daughter of the late Garnett and Will ...
Cathryn Phillips, 83, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Cathryn “Booley” Phillips, age 83, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Mrs. Phillips was ...

Other

James Lewis Moss, 73, Canton
James Lewis Moss, age 73 of Canton, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Banks County, Georgia on April 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Gladys Marie White Wood. Mr. ...

Rabun

Rupaben Patel, 80, Clayton
Rupaben Patel, age 80, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away, Saturday, April 23, 2016. Ms. Patel was born November 1, 1935 in Delod, India. She is preceded in death by her parents, ...
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.