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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 18th, 2013

Forsyth

Bob Mason, 57, Cumming
Bob Mason, age 57, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013. Bob was a loving and devoted father and friend. A beloved teacher for 30 years at Forsyth Central High School, ...
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, Cumming
Katie Glover Emerson, 39, loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend went home to her Savior on Friday, October 18th, 2013. Her passing was sudden and unexpected to her frie ...

Gwinnett

Ricky E. McDaniel, 52, Buford
Mr. Ricky E. McDaniel, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, A. G. and Ferrell Higgins McDaniel; and brother, Sco ...

Hall

Mildred W. Roper, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred W. Roper, 87 of Gainesville died Friday October 18, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Roper was the daughter of th ...
Phillip David Garrison, age 54 of Lula, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mamie Joyce Hill, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mamie Joyce Jackson Hill, age 63, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce, GA, ...
Narcy Ginn, 103, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Narcy Turk Ginn, age 103, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013. Mrs. Ginn was born in Jackson County, a daughter ...

Lumpkin

Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, Dahlonega
Billy Thompson Hardman, 87, the first pioneer in tourism for Georgia, the Southeast and the U.S., died October 18, 2013 in Gainesville, Georgia not far from his adopted hometown of ...
Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, 85, Dahlonega
Mrs. Inez Dixie Byers Elliott, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013.Mrs. Elliott was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County where she spent 66 years of mar ...
'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.