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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 19th, 2014

Dawson

James Robert Holbrooks, 79, Dawsonville
James Robert Holbrooks, 79, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 19th, 2014. Born in Duluth, GA, he was the son of the late James Everett and Laura Holbrooks. Mr Holb ...

Forsyth

James Marcel Mooney, 91, Cumming
James Marcel Mooney, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014. James was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Ina Mae ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Cason, 69, Lawrenceville
Joyce Cason, age 69, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday January 19, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966.

Habersham

William Henry Land, Jr., 69, Cornelia
William Henry Land, Jr., age 69 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Morganton, North Carolina on February 25, 1944, he was a son ...

Hall

Oscar Pitchford Jr., 84, Clermont
Funeral services for Oscar Pitchford Jr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Josh Chatham will officiate. Interment will ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73, Dahlonega
Mr. Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., age 73, of Dahlonega passed on Sunday, January 19, 2014. Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army.Memorial Services will be held on Thursday at 1 PM on J ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ethel Mae Ledbetter Roberts, age 80 of 249 Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital.A daughter of the late Hubert C ...
Mr. Philip Cecil Yearwood, age 64, of Queen Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, GA. A son of the late Jake ...
Reece D. Greer, 76, Toccoa
Reece D. Greer, age 75, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Stephens County Hospital.Born on July 03, 1937, in Dallas, Texas, he was the son of the late William Gree ...
'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.