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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 3rd, 2016

Dawson

Wilma L. Harper, 76, Dawsonville
Wilma L. Harper, age 76, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  Wilma was a faithfu ...

Forsyth

Deborah Jane Bennett, 60, Cumming
Deborah Jane Bennett, age 60 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016. She was a member of Christian Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Preston a ...
Choon Ok Redmond, 80, Cumming
Mrs. Choon Ok Redmond, age 80, of Cumming, GA, entered into rest on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home in Cumming surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 in Pusan, Korea, she married Har ...

Hall

Bessie A. Harrison, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Bessie Ann Harrison, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed July 3, 2016. Home Going Services will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1810 Mar ...
Vonda Jane Hebb Tanner, 78, of Lula passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesd ...
Sharon Elaine Martin, Gainesville
Sharon Elaine Martin, of Gainesville Georgia, passed away on July 3, 2016. Ms. Martin was a Gainesville native and attended Gainesville High School and Gainesville College. A ce ...
Darrell Wayne Walker, 56, Gainesville
          Darrell Wayne Walker, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA.  ...

Other

Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, Dunwoody
Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Chelsey Park Rehabilitation facility in Dahlonega following a brief illness.  Mr. Bierenfeld grew up ...
Jimmy Edward Patterson, 71, Loganville
Jimmy Edward Patterson, age 71, of Loganville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  Jimmy was a member of the Church of God of Loganville.  He loved working, fishing and his ...

Stephens

Pauline Thompson Stinespring, 89, Eastanollee
Pauline Thompson Stinespring                       Eastanollee, Georgi ...
Mark Anthony Jarrett, 51, Toccoa
Mr. Mark Anthony Jarrett, age 51 of 3926 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Mountain View Health & Rehab in Clayton, Georgia.   A son of ...

White

Sara Rae Dockery, 76, Cleveland
Sara Rae Dockery age 76, of Cleveland passed away Sunday July 3, 2016.  Mrs. Dockery was born in White County the daughter of the late Jody and Lula Mae Thomas.  She w ...
Rev. Janes Dean Head, 86, Cleveland
Rev. Janes Dean Head, age 86, of Cleveland passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his home from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Janes Dean Head was born November 20, 1 ...
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.