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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 26th, 2011

Forsyth

Allen George Nelson, 56, Cumming
Allen George Nelson, age 56, of Forsyth County, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011. Allen was the owner and operator of Marine Generator Sales and Service. He was an avid ATV ...
Bernice Zeitlin, 83, Suwanee
Bernice Zeitlin, 83, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday. November 26th, 2011.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Funeral ...
Betty Louise Iraqi, 79, Canton
Betty Louise Iraqi, 79, of Canton, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 26th, 2011.At this time service arrangements will be announced at a later date.Arrangements by Byars Fu ...
Randolph Leonard, 66, Ellijay
Randolph Leonard, 66, of Ellijay, Georgia passed away on Saturday. November 26th, 2011.The family will be receiving friends for a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at the funera ...

Habersham

Angie Shirley Pritchett, age 87, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011.Mrs. Pritchett was born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 27, 1924, to the late Jo ...

Hall

Edith P. Myers, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Edith P. Myers age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Saturday November 26, 2011 at her residence in Gainesville following an extended illness.She is survived by her Husband of 56 ye ...
Montine Barrett Copeland, 99, Gainesville
Montine, the widow of Albert L. Copeland, passed away Saturday evening, November 26, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.She was born at home in White County, near Clevela ...
Nina Runell Dorsey, 63, Gainesville
Nina RuNell Dorsey, 63, of Gainesville, GA, died November 26,2011. She was born April 18, 1948, Blue Ridge, GA the daughter of late Frankie and Henry Dorsey. She is survived by h ...

Jackson

Henry Clay Fears, Jr, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Clay Fears, Jr. 71, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in Athens, Georgia following a brief illnes ...
Mrs. Vickie Lynn Westmoreland, age 52, of Talmo, GA died Saturday, November 26, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Westmoreland was born in Jackson County to Harold and Barbara Meeks Wat ...
'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.