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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 15th, 2017

Dawson

Timothy Gordon Elzey, 53, Dawsonville
Timothy Gordon Elzey, age 53, of Dawsonville, formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Survivors include his daughters, Savannah Leigh Elzey of Dawsonv ...
Kimberly Lambert Dorsey, 35, Dawsonville
Kimberly Lambert-Dorsey, 35, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 15, 2017. Born July 11, 1981 in College Park, Georgia, she had lived in Dawson County for over 20 years.& ...

Forsyth

Gene Marion Chambers, 89, Cumming
Gene Marion Chambers, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Gene was born on September 4, 1926, in Homer, GA, to the late Roy and Irene Chambers. Gene was ...
Nathan S. Bennett, age 53, passed away unexpectantly on March 10, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father Roger Roy Bennett.  Nathan is survived by his mother, Regina H. B ...
Helen Otto Hopkins, 82, Cumming
Helen Otto Hopkins of Cumming, GA died peacefully on March 15, 2017.  She was born on July 31, 1934 in Evansville, IN to Louis and Alzadia Otto.  Helen Graduated from Bos ...

Habersham

Patsy Tyler Dean, 77, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Patsy Tyler Dean, age 77, of Clarkesville will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Larry Free and Rev. Raymon ...
Kitty Caudell, 85, Baldwin
Kitty Caudell, age 85, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the residence of Bobby and Ann Smith. Ms. Caudell was born on January 26, 1932, in Banks ...

Jackson

Linda Anne Cowart, 74, Commerce
Linda Anne Cowart, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017.   Mrs. Cowart was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ida Rougeau and the widow of J.L. ...
Irene Hollis Funderburk, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Hollis Funderburk, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  Mrs. Funderburk was born i ...

Lumpkin

William Rutherford Cason, 78, Dahlonega
William Rutherford Cason , age 78 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on March 15, 2017 following a short illness. Bill was born in Sandersville Georgia.  He graduated from North ...
James Leroy Fortner, 75, Dahlonega
James Leroy Fortner, age 75, a life-long resident of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, with his family by his side he completed his journey home to be with J ...
Edward George Biernacki, 63, Dahlonega
Edward George Biernacki, 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  A Memorial Service will be hel ...

White

Beatrice Turner, 86, Cleveland
Beatrice Turner, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Turner was born on November 18, 1928 in Augusta, GA to the late Clau ...
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.