Local Obits for Tue. Aug 16th, 2011
Maria Dita, age 88, of Winder, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome ...
Gurney Boone Whitmire, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Dovvie Whitmire, 4 brothers and 6 sisters. He wa ...
Jane Kent Plaginos Mitchell, 87, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011, following an extended illness. She attended Valdosta State College where she was a reporter on the Campus Ca ...
Ronald George Szedon, 66, of Gainesville, GA died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on August 16, 2011. Born in Monongahela, PA, he was the son of the late John and Mary Szedon. ...
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday August 18, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Maxine E. Bullock of Cleveland, Ga.. Dr. Bill Coates will officiate and burial will ...
Otis Hampton Keith, age 91 of Cleveland, GA passed away, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Hampton was born June 5, 1920 in Flowery Branch, G ...
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.