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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 12th, 2016

Dawson

Howard Cubberley, 68, Dawsonville
Howard Cubberley, 68, passed away of cancer Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home in Dawsonville, Georgia. Howard was born and grew up in Miami where he attended Palmetto High Sch ...

Forsyth

Ralph Lamar Hamby, 76, Cumming
Ralph Lamar Hamby, age 76, of Cumming passed away Monday, September 12, 2016.  A life-long resident of Forsyth County, he was a member and Deacon at Coal Mountain Baptist Chur ...
Louise Lallande Hoyt Minor, 91 of Marietta, GA passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Ross Memorial Health Care Center, Kennesaw, GA. She was a member of Roswell Presbyterian ...

Habersham

Thomas “Tommy” Lamar Thurman, age 50 of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 3, 1966, Tommy was the son of Mic ...
Ralph E. White, 95, Alto
Ralph E. White, age 95, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.   Mr. White was born on December 1, 1920, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Hube ...

Hall

Col. Harold V. Kelley, Jr., 69, Gainesville
Col. Harold V. Kelley, Jr., 69, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. He was born in Lawrenceville, GA on March 12, 1947 to Harold V. and Frances L. Kelley Sr. ...

Lumpkin

Michael (Brandon) Sullens, 29, Dahlonega
Michael “Brandon” Sullens, 29, Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on September 11, 2016. Brandon is preceded in death by his father, Michael Huey Nicholson and niece ...

Other

Wesley Brandon Roth, 34, Sandy Springs
Wesley Brandon Roth, age 34 of Sandy Springs, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. Wes touched many people's lives with his generosity. His smile will live on forever in ...

Rabun

Douglas Foster, age 73, passed away Monday September 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born February 24, 1943 the son of the late Ira Frank and Blonie Lee Forester Foster. He was a ...
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.