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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 17th, 2015

Banks

Mrs. Patricia Mary Galloway, age 83 of Homer died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Galloway was born in Marenisco, MI to the late, Edward and Evelyn Lund Lil ...

Habersham

Linda Ferguson Amos, 73, Cornelia
Linda Ferguson Amos, age 73, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Habersham Home West following an extended illness. Mrs. Amos was born on March 4, ...
Joe Clarence Gomez, 95, Clarkesville
Joe Clarence Gomez, age 95, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at a local area hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Gomez was born in Iowa o ...

Hall

Michael Anthony Browning, 45, Gainesville
Michael Anthony Browning, 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Landmark Hospital in Athens.          &nbs ...
Mary Pauline “Polly” Newton Hester, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at Oxton Place.         &nb ...
Matt Martin, 29, Gainesville
  Mr. Matt Martin, age 29, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Virginia.   Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Octobe ...
Jennifer Nish, age 54, flew into our Lord and Savior’s arms on Saturday October 17th 2015.  The only people she loved more were her daughters Joy and Jordyn. Memorial ...
Phat Tran, 79, Gainesville
Phat Tran, 79, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, September 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.            &n ...

Jackson

Brandon Lamar Lay, 34, Hoschton
Brandon Lamar Lay, age 34, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015.  No services will be held at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30 ...

Lumpkin

Brenda Lavader Sutton, 67, Dahlonega
Brenda Lavader Sutton, 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, J.B. and Voncile Manus; brothers, Jerry and Wesley Manu ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Emmett Louis “Pete” Rohme, age 74 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Mr. Rohme was ...
Tom Seeley, 77, Carnesville
Mr. Tom Seeley age 77 of Carnesville died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Seeley was born in Jefferson to the late, Tom Seeley and Hattie Long Seeley Bennett ...

Stephens

Jerry Lewis Brock, 74, Martin
Mr. Jerry Lewis Brock, age 74, of Gumlog Road, Martin, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his home.    A son of the late Boyd Lewis and Vera Watson ...
'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.