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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 28th, 2015

Dawson

Margaret "Peggy" Volmar, 87, Dawsonville
Margaret "Peggy" Volmar, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 28, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health.Born February 23, 1927 in New Y ...

Forsyth

Barbara Jeanne Yeoman, 76, Cumming
Barbara Jeanne Yeoman, age 76 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Survivors include her children, Michael Yeoman of Eugene, OR, Patricia Fuentes of Gurnee, IL, ...

Hall

Daisy L. Mize Brown, Gainesville
Daisy L. Mize Brown, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Visitation will be ...
David 'Danny' Lamar Hyde, 62, Dawsonville
David "Danny" Lamar Hyde, age 62 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Danny was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming. He is preceded in ...
Margaret J. Williams, 92, Gainesville
Margaret J. Williams, 92, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. "Bill" Williams; parents, Robert and Marg ...
Melissa Jane Carroll, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Jane Carroll age 50 of Gainesville passed away on January 28, 2015 following a period of declining health. Melissa was a former administrative assistant of Camp Glisson an ...

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William (Billy) Hester, 86, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. William Billy Hester, age 86 of Dahlonega. Mr. Hester passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015.Funeral services are sc ...
'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.