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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 25th, 2012

Dawson

Louine R. Anderson, 97, Dawsonville
Louine R. Anderson, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 25, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born October 16, 1915 in Prairie Hill, Texas to ...

Forsyth

Nita H. Thompson, 89, Cumming
Nita H. Thompson, 89, of Cumming, GA died on October 25, 2012 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Forest, MS she was the daughter of the late James and Ruth Huff. Her beloved hus ...

Gwinnett

Gladys Westbrook Knox, 101, Buford
Mrs. Gladys Westbrook Knox of Buford, Georgia, died Thursday, October 25, 2012, a member of a prominent pioneer family in Buford, GA born December 26, 1910 in Buford. Mrs. Knox was ...
Joseph Howard "Paw Paw" Mewborn, 51, Lawrenceville
Mr. Joseph Howard "Paw Paw" Mewborn, age 51, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2012. He is survived by his children, Brandy Hammett, Lawrenceville, G ...
Mark B. Lucia, 54, Buford
Mr. Mark B. Lucia, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Marie Lucia, Buford, GA; son, Mark Lucia, Jr., Buford, GA; daughter, A ...

Habersham

David Allan Kacker, 52, Clarkesville
David Allan Kacker of Clarkesville, Georgia, born April 19, 1960, in Fullerton, California, died on October 25, 2012. David grew up in Hoover, Alabama and in 1999 he moved to Geor ...

Hall

Thomas Branch, 43, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Branch, age 43 of Gainesville, GA passed away on October 25th. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.

White

Cathryn Allison McCarter, 90, Cleveland
Cathryn Allison McCarter, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mrs. McCarter was born Nove ...
'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.