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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 11th, 2011

Forsyth

Jeanne A. Schehr, 61, Cumming
Jeanne A. Schehr, 61, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Friday, November 11th, 2011 after a courageous battle.At this time the family will be having a memorial service at a later ...

Gwinnett

Larry H. Quickel, 74, Dacula
Larry H. Quickel, age 74 of Dacula, GA died suddenly Friday, November 11, 2011.Mr. Quickel has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 11 AM ...

Habersham

Carolyn Nix Skelton, 63, Mt. Airy
Carolyn Nix Skelton, age 63, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Skelton was born in ...
Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes, 97, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Phyllis Beatrice Brook Backes, age 97, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Billy Burre ...

Hall

Barbara "MamaBob" Griffin Strickland, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral ...
Herbert Barner Buffington, age 94, of Lula passed away November 11, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mr. Buffington was born September 21, 1 ...
Jeffeory "Scott" Butts, 38, Gainesville
Jeffeory "Scott" Butts, 38 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 following an extended illness.He is preceded in death by his father Mr. Doyle But ...
Kathleen "Pat" Cleghorn, 79, Gainesville
Kathleen "Pat" Cleghorn, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral ...

Jackson

Charlie F. McEver, 19, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Charlie F. McEver, 19, of 276 Crestwood Cir. in Commerce who passed away at his residence early Friday morning. Born in Commerc ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.