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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 15th, 2013

Forsyth

Dorothy Belle Reed, 83, Cumming
Dorothy Belle Reed, 83 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at her residence. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to cook, play cards and d ...
Robert Christian Nygaard, 79, of Cumming, GA died at his home on October 15, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Verner and Helen Nygaard. His sister, Mary Helen ...

Hall

Cornelia Carolyn Jones, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Cornelia Carolyn Jones age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday October 15, 2013 at her residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Octo ...
Lorene Myers Talley, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Lorene Myers Talley, 81 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 15, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County, she lived most of her life in Gainesvill ...

Lumpkin

Sumter Powell, 54, Dahlonega
Sumter Powell, 54, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. He was born to Lula & Sumter Powell Sr. on March 6, 1959 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta. He was known to many in his ...

Other

Douglas H. Moore, 61, Alpharetta
Douglas H. Moore, age 61, of Alpharetta, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2013 following a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Virginia Moore. Survivors ...

White

Gladys Dean, 89, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Dean, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 at The Oaks at Scenic View.Mrs. Dean was born in White County, the daughter of the late Anna Johnson Pil ...
'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.