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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 10th, 2014

Gwinnett

Mrs. Jean Durden Blankenship, age 79, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014. She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, Jim Blankenship; son and daughter- ...

Hall

Charles Anthony "Tony" Gabriel, Jr., 67, of Gainesville, GA, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Dewberr ...
James Hunter Groome, 90, Gainesville
James Hunter Groome, (age 90, which was celebrated on June 4th) died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 of Alzheimer's Disease. Jim was born in Greensboro, NC on June 4, 1924. He was ...

Stephens

Mrs. Cynthia Irene Griffin Richard, age 55 of Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at the residence. A daughter of Randy Griffin and Wilma Alexander Vinson, she was born ...

White

Mark Edward Green, 64, Cleveland
Mark Edward Green, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Green was born March 5, 1950 in Atlanta to the late ...
'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.