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Local Obits for Thu. May 29th, 2014

Forsyth

Michael Bland Lewis, 71, Cumming
Michael Bland Lewis, age 71, received his final reward of eternal peace on May 29, 2014 after a two year illness. Michael Bland was born on April 3, 1943 in Atlanta, GA. He was pr ...

Gwinnett

Juanita Davis, 87, Buford
Mrs. Juanita Davis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Davis, Jr. She is survived by her children, Mela ...

Habersham

Frances Maria Morris Elrod Mote, age 81 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 23, 1933, she was a da ...
Harold T. Eide, 79, Demorest
Harold Theodore Eide, age 79, of Demorest, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014.Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 29, 1935, he was a son of the late Anton Eide and Ella Enger E ...
James Pearson Tyler, age 86 of Alto, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his residence. Born in Rabun County on September 16, 1927, he was a son of the late Harve Tyler and Mart ...
James William York, 89, Demorest
James William York, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 following a brief illness.Mr. York was born on January 14, 1925 in Rabun County, Georgia; so ...

Hall

Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Prickett Edwards Parks of Gainesville, died on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Parks was born in Walnut Grove, AL., but had lived most of her li ...

Jackson

Sandra Gall Cleveland, 64, Hoschton
Sandra Gall Cleveland, age 64, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014. Sandra was an artist who loved the mountains, nature, the beach and motorcycling. She worked for 29 ...

Lumpkin

Bernice Crane Forziati, 84, Dahlonega
Bernice Crane Forziati, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Forziati was born December 24, 1929 in Madison County to th ...

Rabun

Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, Clayton
Dillard Wavery Barron, 79, of Clayton, GA, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born August 10, 1934 in Habersham County and was the son of Wa ...
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.