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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 21st, 2012

Banks

Addie Lee Parker Jordan, age 92, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, Sout ...

Forsyth

Douglas Kirkpatrick Smith of Cumming, GA died on October 21, 2012. He was born in Webster Grove, MO on January 5, 1923, the son of the late Dallas and Louise Kirkpatrick Smith. H ...
Joyce Pruitt, 56, Cumming
Joyce Pruitt, age 56 of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012. Graveside services will be held Thursday, October 25th at 3:30 pm at Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. T ...
Willie Mae Ramey, 79, Cumming
Willie Mae Ramey, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012. She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Willie is preceded in death by her husband, Morris ...

Habersham

Charlie Mae Mattox Banks, 72, Cornelia
Mrs. Charlie Mae Mattox Banks was born March 17, 1940 to the late James Pope and Gertrude Mattox. She was the third eldest of six children. Two siblings preceded her in death, Geor ...
Rev. Curtis Woods, 82, Clarkesville
Rev. Curtis Woods, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012. Born in Lumpkin County, GA on March 01, 1930, he was a son of the late Miles and Woodie Lee Sisk Wo ...

Hall

Elmer Nathaniel Watkins, 89, Gainesville
Elmer Nathaniel Watkins, Jr., age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Watkins was born June 1, 1923 in Par ...
Myrtle M O'Shields Ladd, 90, Gainesville
Myrtle O'Shields Ladd, 90, of Gainesville, passed away on October 21, 2012 following an extended illness. Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Ladd had lived in Hall County Most of he ...
Sarah Biggers Graves, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Graves died Sunday October 21, 2012 at a private nursing home. She was a native of Gwinnett County Ga. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday October 24, 2012 i ...
Sarah Graves, 86, formerly of Clermont
Sarah Graves age 86, formerly of Clermont, Ga. died Oct. 21, 2012. Services will be announced. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.

Jackson

Jennifer Nichole Mitchell, 29, Jefferson
Jennifer Nichole Mitchell, age 29, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012. Funeral Services will be held 6:00 pm Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Blackshear Place Baptist C ...

Other

Dwight Landon Taylor, 28, Big Canoe
Dwight Landon Taylor of Big Canoe, GA passed away on October 21, 2012. Born in Dunwoody, Georgia on March 2, 1984, he is predeceased by his brother Dwight Lee Taylor, II; grandfath ...
Joe Elmer Davis, 68, Eatonton, formerly of Clarkesville
Joe Elmer Davis age 68 passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012. Services will be held at 2PM Wednesday, October 24, at Oak Grove Independent Methodist Church with Rev. Roy Kittle offi ...
'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.