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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 23rd, 2015

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kimberley Crosby Barker, age 44, of Homer, GA, who passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mrs. Barker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...

Barrow

William Scott Allen, 46, Winder
William Scott Allen, age 46, of Winder passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015.  Mr. Allen loved the Lord. His hobbies included music, NASCAR, fishing and spending time with his f ...
Martha Robinson Barnett, age 76, of Winder passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015.  The family will not be holding memorial services for Mrs. Barnett.  Lawson Funeral Home, ...
Emerson (Red) Penland, 72, Winder
Emerson "Red" Penland, age 72, of Winder passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015.   Mr. Penland retired from DeKalb Steel. He was survived by his wife of 40 years ...
Mattie Smith, 60, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mattie Smith, age 60, of Winder Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born in Jefferson Georgia to the ...

Gwinnett

Ruth Sharon Bush, 70, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Sharron Bush, age 70, of Braselton, who passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Mrs. Bush was born in Dade City, Florida, a daug ...

Habersham

Bobby Lee Brown, 35, Clarkesville
Bobby Lee Brown, age 35, of Clarkesville, GA passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015.   Bobby was born March 27, 1980 in Dahlonega, GA. He was the owner/operator of S & ...
Cruz Villa Rangel, 51, Clarkesville
Funeral mass for Cruz Villa Rangel, age 51, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 9:00 AM from the St. Mark Catholic Church with Fr. José Luis Hern&aacu ...
Douglas Erwin Skelton, 60, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Douglas Erwin Skelton, age 60, of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Dr. Don Samples and Mr ...

Hall

James Rollins Brazeal, 78, Braselton
Mr. James Rollins Brazeal, age 78, of Braselton, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Bell Minor, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Su ...
Patsy Jane Fisher Cannon, 83, Gainesville
Patsy Fisher Cannon (Nanny) passed away July 23, 2015 at The Oaks on Limestone where she resided since sustaining a fall in April. She was cared for kindly and gently by the staff ...
Rachel Jean Miller, 74, Gainesville
   Mrs. Rachel Jean Miller, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  &nbs ...
B. D. Savage, 89, Gainesville
Mr. B. D. Savage, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.         & ...

Lumpkin

Roy Verlen Helton, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. Roy Verlen Helton age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Chestatee Regional Hospital.  Mr. Helton was born in Dahlonega the son of the late William ...

White

Robert (Bob) Matthews Alden, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015.   A graduate of Cornelia High School and the University of Georgia, Bob was employed by t ...
'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.