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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 29th, 2014

Dawson

Sally Burt, 99, Dawsonville
Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 28, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Born January 2, 1915 in Blairsville, ...

Forsyth

James "Jim" Thomas Voerg, Sr., age 60, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 29, 2014. Born in Strongsville, OH, a suburb of Cleveland, he is preceded in death by his par ...

Hall

Glenn W. Spooner, 68, Gainesville
Glenn W. Spooner, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Spooner was born May 5, 1946 in Beaver Falls, PA to the late G ...

Jackson

Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, 55, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Robin Leah Stansel Shumake, age 55 of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 29, 2014.Ms. Shumake was born in Wind ...

Lumpkin

Cindy Denise Mobley Chapman, 48 of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014 at her residence. She is survived by her children, Son, Brett Kidd of Newnan, GA and Mariss ...

Other

Justin Michael Miles, 23, Alpharetta
Justin Michael Miles, 23 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on August 29, 2014. He is preceded in death by paternal grandparents Horace and Violet Miles and maternal grandfather Robert ...
Timothy Hal Burnette, 57, Marietta
Mr. Timothy Hal Burnette, age 57 of 2574 Cedar Canyon Drive, Marietta, GA, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hospice of Atlanta. The son of Ruby Cash Burnette Shafer and the l ...
'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.