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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 18th, 2013

Dawson

Allen Eugene McEntyre, Dawsonville
Allen Eugene McEntyre of Dawsonville passed away at his residence on May 18, 2013.Born in Stockbridge, Georgia, Allen had lived in Dawson County for over 30 years. He was retired ...
Levi Earl Butler-Corde, inf, Dawsonville
Infant Levi Earl Butler-Cordel passed away Saturday May 18, 2013.Surviving are his Parents, Kristy Cordel and Donald Butler, Dawsonville; brothers, Damien Lee Cordel and Joshua Jac ...
Thena M. Caine, 79, Dawsonville
Thena M. Caine, age 79, of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church. Thena is preceded in death by her husband, ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Wayne Anderson, 73, Alpharetta
Jimmy Wayne Anderson, age 73, of Alpharetta formerly of Macon, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013. Jimmy was born in Virginia and later moved to Macon in 1959. He served his country ...
Nancy Louise Scheidt, 62, Cumming
Nancy Louise Scheidt, age 62, of Cumming, Georgia, formerly an Indiana resident, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. She had been hospitalized since December 2012. Nancy was born ...
Roger Thomas Edwards, 60, Cumming
Roger Thomas Edwards, age 60, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013. He was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. He was a hard working man that loved woodworking and c ...

Other

Family, friends and colleagues celebrated the life of Chief James "Jim" Homer Avery Saturday, May 18th 2013. Chief Avery passed away on Thursday May 16th after serving hi ...

Union

Wilburn W. Sullens, 72, Blairsville
Mr. Wilburn W. Sullens, age 72, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 following an extended illness.Mr. Sullens was born and raised in Lumpkin County and had spent ...
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.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.