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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 29th, 2015

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Martha Logan Barnett, 88, Winder
Martha Logan Barnett, age 88, of Winder passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Graveside services will be held 3:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Alta Vista Cemetery in G ...

Habersham

Cecil E. Byram, 88, Cornelia
  Cecil E. Byram, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Byram was born August 10, 1927 in Whitesburg, GA to the late Udon and Winnie Mae Cancle ...
Eddie Thomas Chambers, 73, Mt. Airy
  Eddie Thomas Chambers, age 73 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on Jun ...
Jean Dyer, 80, Mt. Airy
Jean Dyer, age 80 of Mt Airy, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Dyer was born on February 23, 1935 in New Jersey, to the late Charles and Molly Handling Thiel. In a ...
Randall “Randy” John Mateling, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015, at his residence.   Born in Chicago, Illinois on November 19, 1949, ...
Ernest W Nations Jr., 80, Clarkesville
  Mr. Ernest W. Nations, Jr., age 80, native and lifelong resident of Habersham County, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Mr. Nation ...

Hall

Jimmy Lamar Cheek, 59, Gillsville
Mr. Jimmy Lamar Cheek, age 59 of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.        & ...

Jackson

Ralph Delyn Mote, 86, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Delyn Mote, age 86, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Mote was born in Jackson Count ...

Lumpkin

Bradford Garland Barnes, 87, Dahlonega
Bradford Garland Barnes, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health. Mr. Barnes was born in White County, ...
Hugh Lee Day, 66, Dahlonega
Mr. Hugh Lee Day, 66 of Dahlonega died Sunday November 29, 2015 at his residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and ...

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Ruby Tench Brown, 72, Cave Springs, GA
Ruby Tench Brown, age 72, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Brown was born on October 17, 1943 in West Aliquippa, PA to the late Walter Bax ...

Rabun

Minnie Elizabeth Ramey Wilson, 84, of Tiger passed away November 29, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 4, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Adolphus M. ...

White

Roy W. Adams, 64, Cleveland
Mr. Roy W. Adams age 64 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later b ...
Roy William Adams Jr., 64, Cleveland
Roy William Adams Jr. age 64, of Cleveland passed away Sunday November 29, 2015.  Mr. Adams was born in Habersham County and was preceded in death by his father, Roy Willia ...
'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.