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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 11th, 2014

Gwinnett

Adam C. Almas, 44, Suwanee
Adam C. Almas, age 44, of Suwanee, GA passed away on April 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Amy Oberlin Almas, Suwanee, GA; children, Zachary Almas, Suwanee, ...

Habersham

Elaine Allen Burton, 74, Clarkesville
Elaine Allen Burton, age 74, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Burton was born on May 31, 1939 in Cla ...
Shirley Ann Watts Welborn, 74, Clarkesville
Shirley Ann Watts Welborn, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Welborn was born on October 11, 1940, in ...

Hall

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday April 14, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Hubert Franklin "Junior" Turner, 80, of Gainesville. The Rev. Wi ...
Jean Marie Butts, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Jean Marie Butts, age 83, of Gainesville passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services and Interment will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:00 ...
Mr. Robert Roger Oliver, age 90, of Lula passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. Mr. Oliver was born in Hall County on July 13, 1923 to Robert Arnold Oliver and Bessie Rogers Oliver. ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher "Chris" Damon Garrett, age 35, of Commerce, who entered into rest Friday, April 11, 2014.Mr. Garrett was born in ...
John Eugene Purcell, 53, Commerce
Mr. John Eugene Purcell, age 53, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Purcell was born in Gainesville to the late Gene and Elizabeth ...

Lumpkin

Donna Faye Kirkpatrick, 53, Dahlonega
Donna Faye Kirkpatrick, age 53 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Friday April 11, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday April 15, 2 ...

Other

Addie Belle Shirley Cason, 99, Stockbridge
Addie Belle Shirley Cason, 99, of Stockbridge passed away at Ditas Hospice Hospital in Stockbridge following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 15, 201 ...
James Howard Tyler, 67, Chatsworth
Mr. James Howard Tyler age 67 of Chatsworth, passed away Friday April 11, 2014.Mr. Tyler was preceded in death by his parents, John Lester Tyler, Sr. and Leona Free Tyler; a son, J ...
'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.