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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 23rd, 2011

Forsyth

John C. Gravitt, 70, Cumming
John C. Gravitt, 70, passed away on the morning of June 23, 2011 at Northside-Forsyth Hospital with lung cancer. He was born on January 15, 1941 to Clint and Melba Gravitt. He was ...

Hall

Dorothy M. "Dot" Eddy, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy M. "Dot" Eddy, 70 of Gainesville died Thursday June 23, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Cairo, Georgia, Mrs. Eddy had lived in Hall Cou ...
Glines "Tudy Dukes" Njikang, 54, Gainesville
Glines "Tudy Dukes" Njikang, age 54, of Gainesville, GA died Thursday June 23rd, 2011. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Gainesville,G ...
Kansie Lee Newton Haynes, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Kansie Lee Newton Haynes, 78 of Gainesville died Thursday June 23, 2011 at her residence. Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Haynes had lived in Hall County for most of her life. Sh ...

Jackson

John Willie "Johnny" Murphy, 66, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Willie "Johnny" Murphy, age 66, of Pendergrass, who passed away on June 23, 2011. Mr. Murphy was born in Jackson County ...
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.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.