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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 27th, 2015

Habersham

Haroldine Little Martin, 90, Cornelia
Haroldine Little Martin, 90, of Cornelia passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be ...
Randy Keller, 54, Clarkesville
Randy Keller, age 54, of Clarkesville, passed away on February 27, 2014.Born on September 8, 1960, in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late Rogers and Vera Mae Phillips Keller ...

Hall

Bill C. Jones, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Bill C. Jones, 72 of Gainesville died Friday February 27, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late Dew ...
Cecil Grady Raines, 80, Lula
Cecil Grady Raines, 80, of Lula died February 27, 2015. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, Georgia.
Deke Richards, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Deke Richards, 71 of Gainesville passed away on Friday February 27, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Deke was born October 9, 1943 in Augusta, Georgia, but had liv ...
Ervin Warren Head, 89, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday March 2, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ervin Warren Head age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Lanier Tatum will offici ...
Harold Dewitt Browning, 85, Clermont
Harold Dewitt Browning was born February 22, 1930 and passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ree Browning, daughters and sons in law, Ela ...
Leon Padgett, 73, Flowery Branch
Leon Padgett, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Lorena H. Padgett. He is survived by his wif ...
Mellie Evelyn Mangum, 80, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 1, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mellie Evelyn Mangum, age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. Peggy Wages will offi ...
Sandy Clark O'Brien, 62, Gainesville
Sandy Clark O'Brien age 62 of Gainesville, formerly of Albany, Ga. Died Friday February 27, 2015 in Gainesville, Ga.A celebration of life is planned for 3 pm Thursday March 5, ...

Jackson

Janice Pledger Logan, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janice Pledger Logan, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 27, 2015. Mrs. Logan was born in Athens, G ...
Mary Sue Love Pethel, 71, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Sue Love Pethel, age 71 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 27, 2015. Mrs. Pethel was born in Pender ...

Stephens

Bobby Ray Rickman, 62, Martin
Mr. Bobby Ray Rickman, age 62 of 1314 Avalon Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence.A son of the late Fred and Drucie Mae Williams Rickman, he ...
Rev. Walter Eugene Poole, Jr., age 86 of 73 Hickory Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Walter E. Poole, Sr. and Ella ...
'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.