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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 8th, 2014

Gwinnett

Francisco L. Gamez, 39, Sugar Hill
Mr. Francisco L. Gamez, age 39, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife of sixteen years, Patricia Rawlins Gamez, Sugar Hill, GA; ch ...
Mr. Frederick Larios Piedra, age 34, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 8, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Roxxanne Piedra, Buford, GA; children, Brianna Piedra and ...

Habersham

Stan L. Turpin, 78, Tallulah
Stan L. Turpin, age 78 of Tallulah Falls, Georgia passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, September 8, 2014.Mr. Turpin was born on July 13, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennesse ...

Hall

Joan Manley Altmayer, 97, Gainesville
Joan Manley Altmayer, 97, formerly of Miami, Blowing Rock, NC and currently resided in Gainesville, Georgia, passed away quietly in her sleep on September 8, 2014. Joan was born i ...
Linton Cleveland Brewer Jr., 90, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday September 10, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Linton Cleveland Brewer Jr., age 90 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl ...
'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.