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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 14th, 2016

Banks

Bill C. Whitmire, 85, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bill C. Whitmire, age 85 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mr. Whitmire was born in Jackson Co ...

Habersham

Elma Jean Simpson, 67, Cornelia
Elma Jean Simpson, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Mrs. Simpson was born on February 5, 1949,  in Rabun County, Georgia to the late Sam ...

Hall

Jackie Sue Adams, 68, Gainesville
       Mrs. Jackie Sue Adams, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended i ...

Jackson

Susan Hardman Strickland, 69, Gillsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Susan Hardman Strickland, age 69 of Gillsville, Georgia who entered in to rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mrs. Strickland was born ...

Other

Jurelle Smith Webb, aged 80, died on June 14, 2016 after a four year battle with cancer.  She was recently preceded in death by her husband, Quincy.  Jurelle was born ...

Rabun

James Clayton McClain passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Mountain View Care Facility in Clayton, Georgia at the age of 100 and ½. He had celebrated his 100th  ...
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.