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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 9th, 2016

Dawson

Charles M. “Charlie” Johnston, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 9, 2016. Born September 21, 1951 in Tampa, Florida to the late Charles and Carol Quillia ...

Forsyth

Alice M. Sneed, 83, Cumming
Alice M. Sneed, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Sne ...

Hall

Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58, Gainesville
Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58 of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday April 9, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. He was a native and life resident of Gainesville, Ga. He was a registere ...

Jackson

Sandra Kay Afroozi, 67, Talmo
Mrs. Sandra Kay Afroozi, age 67, of Talmo passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at her home following an extended illness.   Funeral Mass will be held 2:00p.m., Wednesday ...
Mr. Clifton Daniel (Danny) Puckett, age 54, of Commerce died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Puckett was born in Duluth to Kay Elizabeth Ca ...

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John Carlton McCoy, 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. John Carlton McCoy, age 73 of Covington, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. McCoy passed away Friday, April 7, 2016 followi ...
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.