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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Audrey Simmons Armstrong, 60 of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side.  She was a member of First Redeemer Church, Cumming, GA. A lo ...
Anne Irene Silvera, 69, Cumming
Mrs. Anne Irene Silvera, age 69 of Cumming passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Eastside Medical Center. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Prince of Peac ...

Gwinnett

Robert F. (Bob) Green, 73, Buford
Robert F. “Bob” Green, age 73 of Buford, GA died Monday, May 23, 2016. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Habersham

Donald Kimbrell, 76, Mt. Airy
Donald Kimbrell, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on October 24, ...
Mary Frances Knight, 80, Cornelia
Mary Frances Knight, 80 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016.   Born in Banks County on May 06, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Hattie Chitwood ...

Hall

Mr. William (Bill) McCauley Hawkes, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Service will be at 11: ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Susan Marie Bagwell Massey, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Susan was born May ...
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.