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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 31st, 2014

Forsyth

Mary Lou Snyder, 84, Cumming
Mary Lou Snyder, 84, of Cumming, GA (and a longtime resident of Chicago, IL) died on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Shamokin, PA she was the daught ...
Thad Packett Hamby Jr., 77, Cumming
Thad Packett Hamby, Jr., age 77, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 31st, 2014. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Linda Hamby of Cumming; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff ...

Hall

Peggy Bailey Wood, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Bailey Wood, age 82, of Gainesville went to be with Jesus on Sunday 8/31/2014. Mrs. Wood was born in Athens GA where she lived most of her life. She retired from Wayne Edward ...
Thomas H. Long, 67, Gainesville
Thomas H. Long, age 67 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014 in Commerce following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014 ...
Tommy Dorsey Anderson, 51, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday September 4, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Tommy Dorsey Anderson, age 51 of Gainesville. The Rev. Bill Hutcheson ...

Jackson

James Thomas Mize, 70, Hoschton
James Thomas Mize, age 70, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014. He loved to hunt and fish. He was survived by his wife Sandra Mize; sons Wayne Mize of Winder, Johnny ...

Other

James Luther Johnson McBath, 95, Carnesville
James Luther Johnson "Jim" McBath Sr., 95, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday afternoon at his home. Born April 28, 1919, in Carnesville, he was the son of the late James ...
'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.