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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley, age 84, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she was in the Oasis Choir and Adult II ...

Gwinnett

Bruce Eugene Whaley, age 64, of Gwinnett County GA, entered into Heaven , Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was born May 27th 1947 in Whittier, CA. Bruce was a loving son, husband, father ...
Carol June Perkins, 79, Sugar Hill
CAROL JUNE PERKINS, 79, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday August 7th, 2011With her loving family at her side.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later ...
Margie Mae Jennings, age 83, of Atlanta, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. Margie is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rupert Jennings; daughter, Peggy Putnam; 3 brot ...

Habersham

Lillian Elizabeth Demko Mahan, age 84, of Demorest, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Trenton, NJ, on November 1, 1926, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Betty Lurlene Roberts, 77, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, Betty Lurlene Roberts, age 77 of Clermont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 9, in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interm ...
Emory Curtis George, 79, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Emory Curtis George of Gainesville who passed away August 7, 2011. Complete arrangement will be announced at a later date ...
Lewis W. Leathers, 76, Gainesville
Lewis W. Leathers, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence.No funeral services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Leathers was born September 9, 1 ...
Paula Niven Hardy, Gainesville
Paula Niven Hardy, Commerce, wife of Charles Lambdin Hardy, Jr., entered into rest on August 7, 2011. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 7, 1938, she was the daughter of th ...
Willene Martin, 87, Flowery Branch
Willene Dora Martin, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease. Funeral services ...

Jackson

Alvin Doyle Williams, 69, Commerce
Graveside services for Alvin Doyle Williams, age 69, of Commerce, formerly of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from the Hillside Gardens Cemetery in C ...
Reba Wright Mathis, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Wright Mathis, age 84, of Jefferson, GA. who passed away Sunday August 7, 2011 after a period of declining health.Mrs. Mathis wa ...
William Francis, 71, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Francis "Bill" Cummings, age 71, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011. Mr. Cummings was born ...
'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.