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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 9th, 2015

Forsyth

Jessie Lee Woody, 80, Cumming
     Jessie Lee Woody, 80, of Cumming passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Jessie was preceded in death by ...

Gwinnett

John G. Chamblee, 85, Buford
John G. Chamblee, age 85 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Funeral service will be held Friday, June 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Christian Church. Rev. Bob Mahon a ...

Habersham

Wanda June Sutton Gross, 81, Demorest
Graveside services for Wanda June Sutton Gross, age 81 of Clarkesville and formerly of Atlanta will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Westview Cemetery in Atlan ...
Gerald Keith Palmer, 82, Cornelia
Gerald Keith Palmer, age 82, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at home.  The 8th of 10 children of Andrew and Stella King Palmer, he was born November 25, 1932 in Habersham Co ...

Hall

Modree Grogan Bowers, 89, Gainesville
Modree Grogan Bowers, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015.           Funeral services are sched ...
Emory “Alwin” Bagwell, 82, Flowery Branch
                Emory “Alwin” Bagwell, 82, of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, June ...
Lawrence E. Eschen, 94, Gainesville
Lawrence E. Eschen, 94, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born September 22, 1920 in Suffern, New York, Mr. Eschen wa ...
Charles Neil Kelley, 77, Gainesville
  Charles Neil Kelley (“Neil”), age 76, passed away on June 9, 2015 after an extended illness.  Neil is the son of Charlie and Frances Kelley of Loganville ...
Jimmie Lou Dean Little, 80, Gillsville
           Jimmie Lou Dean Little, 80, of Gillsville passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at her residence.   &n ...

Jackson

Ronnie Carver, 64, Jefferson
Ronnie Carver, age 64, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015.  He loved to fish and watch NASCAR.  Mr. Carver was survived by his sons J.C. Carver and wife Elain ...

Other

Gregory Alan Zelmer, 25, Atlanta
Gregory Alan Zelmer, 25, of Atlanta, passed away on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015.  Gregory was the son of Karen S. Fetters, and the late Glen A. Zelmer.  Gre ...

Rabun

Memorial services for Betty Sue McDonald Carpenter age 68, of Clayton, will be held Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at 6:00 PM, from the residence of Paul McDonald at 77 Browning Road, S ...
'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.