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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 18th, 2012

Dawson

Jettie S. Johnson, 96, Dawsonville
Jettie S. Johnson, 96, of Ormond Beach, Florida, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away March 9, 2012.Born September 18, 1915 in Henry, North Carolina to the late Charlie and Sarah S ...

Forsyth

Lisa Luann Knight, 46, Cumming
Lisa Luann Knight, 46, of Cumming and Fayetteville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012.The family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Sunday, ...

Habersham

Frank Matthew Kelley, 94, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Frank Matthew Kelley, age 94, of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, April 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Wesley Purcell and Rev. ...
Nellie Ivie Tench, 86, Cornelia
Nellie Ivie Tench, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Mrs. Tench was born in Habersham County, Georgia on June 10, 1925, t ...
Paul A. Mitchell, 76, Clarkesville
Paul A. Mitchell, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at the Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. Mr. Mitchell was born on Aug ...

Hall

Annie Ruth Day, 71, Gainesville
Annie Ruth Day, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday Morning, April 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funera ...
Arvin Anderson, Murrayville
Funeral services for Arvin Anderson will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday April 20, 2012 in Wahoo Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Anderson, Th ...
Carroll Lamar Sheridan, 66, Gainesville
Funeral services ares scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Carrroll Lamar Sheridan, age 66. of Gainesville. The Rev. Earl Pirkle and Rev ...
Lois Jean Wischmann, 70, Braselton
Mrs. Lois Jean Wischmann, age 70, of Braselton, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2012 from ...
Mary Harrison Tanner, 66, Gainesville
Mary Harrison Tanner, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Memorial ...

Jackson

Eric Carlton Smith, 42, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Eric Carlton Smith, 42, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away Wednesday April 18, 2012. Mr. Smith was born in Winder, Ga. a son of th ...
'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.