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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 27th, 2017

Hall

Phil Davis Jr, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Phil Davis Jr. age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.   Graveside services are scheduled fo ...
Robert Christopher “Chris” Highfield, age 29, of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly Monday, February 27, 2017. Chris was born on March 26, 1987 in Dahlonega, GA to ...
Madge Kathleen Cagle, 94, Gainesville
Madge Kathleen Cagle, 94, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at Friendship Health and Rehab following an extended illness.        ...
Shirley Odom, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Shirley Odom, 76, of Gainesville passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.           ...

Jackson

Deborah E. Hildreth, 55, Jefferson
Deborah E. Hildreth, age 55 of Jefferson, GA passed away Monday, February 27, 2017.   Born in Winder, GA, Mrs. Hildreth was the daughter of Harold Whisnant and the late ...

Other

Robert Louis Sitter II, 60, Pennsylvania
Robert L. Sitter II, age 60, of Millcreek Township, PA passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017, at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Erie, Pa., on December 31, 1956, the son of Margie Jo ...
Johnny H. Bagwell, 69, Marietta
Johnny H. Bagwell, 69 of Marietta, GA died Monday at his home after a long illness. He attended Olive Springs Baptist Church. Johnny is survived by his sister Donna and niece ...

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Viola S. Negra, 90, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Viola Stanton Negra, age 90 of Sautee. Mrs. Negra passed away Monday, February 27, 2017. “Viola” was ...
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.