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Local Obits for Tue. Sep 27th, 2016

Gwinnett

Fred Alexander Frey, 89, Suwanee
Fred Alexander Frey, 89, of Suwanee, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on September 27, 2016.  Born in Easton, KS he was the son of the late Albert and Mary Frey.  Hi ...
Carrie Mozelle Stanford McGehee, age 86, of Suwanee passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016.  Mozelle worked for 26 years for the Forsyth County Board of Education as a food s ...
Thomas F. O’Meara Jr. age 52 of Dacula, GA. died Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, GA. Beloved husband of the late Janet; loving son of Thom ...

Habersham

Pearl Smith Banks, 91, Demorest
Pearl Smith Banks, age 91 of the Fairview Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in C ...

Hall

Raymond Timothy “Timmy” Patton, age 58, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Raymond was born December 22, 1957 in Atlanta, GA. to Robert Patton, Sr. and Annette Watkin ...
Elodia Chavez De Velasquez, 66, Gainesville
     Mrs. Elodia Chavez De Velasquez age 66 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday September 27, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extende ...

White

Margaret W. Nix, 88, Cleveland
Margaret W. Nix, age 88, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday September 27, 2016.  Mrs. Nix was born in Lindell, GA the daughter of the late Andy and Effie Pless Warren.   ...
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.