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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2016

Dawson

Robert E. Lee, 96, N/A
Robert E. Lee, age 96, of Dawson County, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was married for 76 years in June to his loving wife, Voncile Tinsley Lee. Robert was a member o ...

Hall

Ricko Bledson, 39, Gainesville
Ricko Bledson age 39 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 6, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit Street, Gaine ...
Mary Miller Engler, 95, Flowery Branch
Mary Miller Engler, age 95 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witne ...
Willie Rae Gee, 74, Gainesville
Willie Rae Gee, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 ...
Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr, 55, Gainesville
                Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr., age 55 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at hi ...
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, Gainesville
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, of Gainesville, Georgia departed this life on this side on Saturday, August 6th 2016 following an extended illness.   Oscar was born on September 25, ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Memorial services are sche ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.          &nbs ...

Jackson

Janette Merk Johnson, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janette Merk Johnson, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, August 6, 2016.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Com ...

Other

June Marble Smith, 72, Athens
June Marable Smith, age 72, of Athens died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was born in Athens to the late, James Robert and Sarah Virgi ...

White

Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.    Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by B ...
Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85, of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Mourey was born in Kamenetz, Germany to the late Willie Rechenbach and Herta ...
Glenda Jean Pierce, 71, Fruitland Park, Fla.
Glenda Jean Pierce, age 71, of Fruitland Park, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Ms. Pierce was born on January 26, 1945, in Adrian, GA, to the late Earnest ...
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.