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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Dec 18th, 2015

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Elaine Outzs Summerou, 92, Winder
Elaine Outzs Summerour, age 92, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 18, 2015.  Mrs. Summerour was preceded by her husband, J. H. “Benny” Summerour, parents, J. ...

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Gladys Pauline Brooks, 81, Cumming
Gladys Pauline Brooks, age 81, of Cumming GA  passed away December 17, 2015.   Survivors include her husband, Ed Brooks of Cumming; brother, Rayburn (Willette) Mart ...

Habersham

Leora Meeks Saville Ivie, 93, Cornelia
LEORA MEEKS SAVILLE IVIE, age 93, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on, December 18, 2015.  Mrs. Ivie was born on July 28, 1922 in Habersham County, Georgi ...

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Herbert C. Beck, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Herbert C. Beck age 76 of Gainesville passed away on Friday December 18, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Memorial services are ...
Calvin Willis (Kibby) Holloway was called home on December 14, 2015. He was born January 14, 1946 in Camden New Jersey to the loving parents Porter and Teola Holloway, who preceded ...

Jackson

Johnnie Frances Baird, 90, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Johnnie Frances Baird, age 90 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, December 17, 2015.  Miss Baird was born in Ja ...

Lumpkin

Frances Lorene Conner, 88, Dahlonega
Frances Lorene Conner was born Frances Lorene Brookshire Nov. 2, 1927 in Chicopee, Hall County, GA. She was the daughter of J. Harvey and Aldie Brookshire. Lorene passed away Decem ...
Rick Ledbetter, 60, Dahlonega
Pastor Rick Ledbetter, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Friday, December 18, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Pastor Rick Ledbetter was a loving ...

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Larry Coulter, 58, Winterville, TN
Mr. Larry Coulter, age 58 of Whiteville, Tennessee passed away Friday, December 18, 2015 at Metro Nashville General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee.   A son of Peggy Joyc ...
'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.