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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 9th, 2016

Banks

Theodore Strickland, 63, Commerce
Mr. Theodore  Strickland age 63  of Commerce, GA passed June 7,2016. Home Going Services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 @1:00pm at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church, F ...

Dawson

Opal Jones Ferguson, 68, Dawsonville
Mrs. Opal Jones Ferguson, age 68 of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County) passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness ...

Forsyth

Dora Elizabeth Brown Bagley, age 82, born June 23, 1933 in Ocee, Georgia (Fulton County), passed in peace on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her husb ...

Gwinnett

Pauline Fife, 93, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Pauline Fife, 93 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on June 9, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 3050 ...

Hall

Richard Raphew Smith, 89, Gainesville
  Richard Raphew Smith, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Paul ...
Sarah Eloise Stringer, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Eloise Stringer was born June 1, 1929 to the late Clyde and Minnie Thompson Williams in Flowery Branch.  She joined Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early ...

Stephens

Dorothy Murray James, 93, Anderson, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Murray James, age 93 of Anderson, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 09, 2016 at the home of her son in Anderson, South Carolina. A da ...
Mrs. Carolyn Adele Vaughn Moore age 75 of North Currahee Lane, Toccoa passed away Wednesday June 8, 2016 at her son’s residence. A daughter of the late Robin Vaughn, ...

White

Ray Bower, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Ray Bower, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Jun 9, 2016. A native of Bethlehem, Georgia, he was a son of the late Sam and Pearl Perry Bower. Mr. Bower was a retired in ...
Kayre Anne Hines, 80, Sautee
Kayre Anne Hines, age 80 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016.  Mrs. Hines was born August 17, 1935 in Carrollton, GA to the late Lloyd H. Griffin II and Stella Ev ...
Willie Mae Sisum, 84, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Willie Mae Sisum, age 84 of Cleveland. Mrs Sisum entered this life on December 14, 1931 and entered into eternal lif ...
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.