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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 9th, 2014

Dawson

Helon Pendley, 71, Dawsonville
Helon Pendley, age 71 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Pendley of Dawsonville; son, Russ Pendley of Cumming; sisters, Lind ...

Forsyth

Preston Silas Worley, 73, Commerce
Preston Silas Worley, age 73 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. A graduate of Forsyth County High School, he retired from Sears with 32 years of service. Preston wa ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Leslie T. Leonard of Buford, GA passed on Saturday, August 9, 2014.Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 201 Morningside Dr., Buford, GA 30518~ 770-945-99 ...
Minnie Malcom Carson, 89, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Minnie Malcom Carson, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley J. Carson, Sr.; sons, Wiley J. Car ...

Hall

Betty Waters Williams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Waters Williams, 85 of Gainesville died Saturday August 9, 2014. The daughter of the late James Boyd and Azzie Fouts Waters, Mrs. Williams had lived in Hall County for ...

Jackson

Jack Dempsey Payne, 70, Hoschton
Jack Dempsey Payne aka "Grandpa Jack" passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the age of 70. He was a resident of Hoschton but was loved by friends around the world. He h ...

Other

Dorothy Lucille "Dot" Williams, age 88 of Canton, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her h ...

White

Henrietta Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Henrietta Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral arrangements are ...
Henrietta Tatum Freeman, 94, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Henrietta Tatum Freeman, age 94 of Cleveland. Mrs. Freeman passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014. Funeral services ar ...
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.