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Local Obits for Thu. May 5th, 2016

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Brandi Sue Darling, 31, Auburn
Brandi Sue Darling, age 31, of Auburn passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor ...

Forsyth

Geoffrey Andrew "Andy" Jones, age 26, of Cumming passed away Monday, May 2, 2016.  Andy was a wonderful father who loved his family more than anything. Survivors ...
Rudean A. Mathis, 86, Cumming
    Ms. Rudean A. Mathis, age 86, of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA. Born in Forsyth County on F ...
James Tony "Goose" McGee, age 57 of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Goose was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by h ...

Gwinnett

Gregory R. Kilgore, 67, Buford
Mr. Gregory R. Kilgore, age 67, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016.   A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 – 4:00p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Ameri ...

Habersham

Eunice Wood Allen, 94, Clarkesville
Eunice Wood Allen, age 94, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mrs. Allen was born in Habersham County on August 14, 1921 to the late Oliver Joh ...
Curtis Thomason Jr., 73, Carnesville
Curtis Thomason, Jr., age 73, of Carnesville, GA passed away Thursday, May  5, 2016. Mr. Thomason was born December 1, 1942 in Franklin County, Georgia to the late Cur ...

Hall

Nancy Gilstrap Savage, 54, Gainesville
  Ms. Nancy Gilstrap Savage, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 05, 2016 at her residence.            ...
Gloria Wilson Bearden, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Gloria Wilson Bearden, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Gateway Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for M ...
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, Gainesville
JoAnn C. Davis, 79, of Gainesville, died Thursday May 5, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.

Jackson

Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Rose Marie Holly Ambroise, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  Mrs. Ambroise was born in ...
Lillie Mae Frady Lee, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillie Mae Frady Lee, age 88 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, May 5, 2016.  Mrs. Lee was born in Raleigh, N ...

Other

Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, 71, Jonesboro
Bessie Mae Fowler Jordan, age 71, of Jonesboro, GA, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Pruitt Healthcare in Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G.L. and Mary Lou Dav ...
Katie Goodson Kay, 80, Asheville, N.C.
  Mrs. Katie Goodson Kay, age 80, of Asheville, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia following a brief illness. ...
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.