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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 22nd, 2016

Gwinnett

Roger Byron Smith, 68, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger Byron Smith, age 68 of Buford, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville, Geo ...

Hall

Kaybreigh Lynn Elizabeth Smith, inf, Gainesville
                Infant Kaybreigh Lynn Elizabeth Smith, 2 months, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at ...

Jackson

Tracy Monroe Humphries, age 49 of Talmo, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Chapel of M ...
Wanda J. Mann, 62, Braselton
Wanda J. Mann, age 62, of Braselton passed away Friday, July 22, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Mary Lou Oliver, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Lou Bryant Oliver, age 90, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born in Talm ...

Other

John Sparrow, 66, Unadilla
John Sparrow, age 66, of 1911 Ransom Road, Unadilla, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his residence. Born in Vienna, he was the son of Boots Sparrow and the late J. W. Sparrow. ...
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.