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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 11th, 2014

Banks

Kevin Arlie Ledford, 18, Homer
Mr. Kevin Arlie Ledford, age 18, of Homer, GA died Friday, October 10, 2014. Mr. Ledford was born in Gainesville to Tony Allen Ledford of Toccoa and Kimberly Arleene Payne Ledford ...

Barrow

Evelyn Darlene Landers, 52, Statham
Evelyn Darlene Landers, age 52, of Statham passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014. Evelyn loved to read, and was very computer literate. She also enjoyed Pro Football. Mrs. Land ...

Hall

Alphonse Abel Ayo, Jr, 89, Flowery Branch
Alphonse Abel Ayo, Jr was a US Navy veteran of World War II aboard the USS Mississippi, and a veteran of The Korean War as a USAF airman. He worked for the US Army Civil Service in ...
David V. Gage, 66, Gainesville
Mr. David V. Gage age 66 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday October 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. ...
Eileen L. Miller, 85, Hoschton
Eileen L. Miller, age 85 of Hoschton, GA, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 after an extended illness. Mrs. Miller has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Thursday, Oct ...
Judy Bennett Johnson, 71, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Tuesday October 14, 2014 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Judy Bennett Johnson, 71, of Gainesville. Rev. Raymond Latty will officiate. Burial w ...
Phyllis Strobel Hagar, 89, Gainesville
Phyllis Strobel Hagar was born on December 10, 1924 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, and died on October 2, 2014 in Gainesville, Georgia, just short of her ninetieth birthday.Phyllis grew ...
Ruby Mae Hall Hulsey, 85, Gainesville
Ruby Mae Hall Hulsey, 85, of Gainesville passed away on October 11, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2pm at Timber Ridg ...

Jackson

Geneva G. Standridge, 90, Commerce
Geneva G. Standridge, age 90, passed away October 11, 2014. A native of Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Lon C. and Mollie Crump Gulley. She was preceded in death by ...

Lumpkin

Michael Todd Panter, 52, Dahlonega
Michael Todd Panter age 52 of Dahlonega passed away on October 11, 2014 following and extended illness. Todd was a member of Winds Of Peace Fellowship in Dawsonville Ga and a wonde ...

Other

Bernd Greulich passed away peacefully before dawn, Saturday, October 11, surrounded by immediate family. 2 devastating strokes, sustained Sept. 16, were followed by a third in the ...
Othalee Sosebee, 81, Alpharetta
Othalee "Lee" Sosebee, 81, of Alpharetta, passed away Saturday, October 11th, 2014. Lee was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. He ran Lee Sosebee Service Station in Atl ...

Union

Susan Lorraine McGuinness, 71, Blairsville
Mrs. Susan Lorraine McGuinness, 71, of Blairsville passed away on October 11, 2014 at her residence.A prayer service will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 3 pm at Chestnut ...
'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.