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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 18th, 2016

Forsyth

James B. Armstrong, 95, Cumming
James B. Armstrong, a longtime resident of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at his nursing home in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday, July 18, 2016. James was a 95 years old.&nbs ...
Richard Leonard Bohrer, 75, Cumming
Richard Leonard Bohrer, age 75, of Cumming passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. An avid sports fan, he loved his family and enjoyed fishing, gardening, his pet ducks and his dog, Giz ...

Gwinnett

Robert I. Medelean, Jr., age 18 of Duluth, GA died suddenly Monday, July 18, 2016. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chape ...

Habersham

Tina Marie Chitwood, 44, Clarkesville
Tina Marie Chitwood, age 44 of Clarkesville, passed away July 18, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12, 1972, she was a daughter of Cynthia Ann Bell. She was pr ...
Judy Ann Roberts, 58, Mt. Airy
  Judy Ann Roberts, age 58 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on January 17, 1958, she was a daughter of the late Clyde ...

Hall

Donna Sue Chandler Barnes, age 77 of Clermont, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...
William James Farr, 84, Gainesville
William James Farr, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Thur ...
Mary Nell White, 85, Clermont
Mary Nell White, 85, of Clermont, passed away , Monday July 18, 2016 at Grady Hospital following a short illness. Mrs. White was a homemaker, and a member of the Wahoo Baptist C ...

Jackson

Anthony S. Fiorentino, 91, Commerce
Services for Anthony S. Fiorentino age 91 of Commerce will be held Wednesday at 2 P.M. from the Chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Other

Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, Alpharetta
Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, born October 19, 1944 in Alpharetta, Ga., received her angel wings on July 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fl.  Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmot ...
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.