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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 25th, 2015

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    Mrs. Barbara Nichols Carter, age 67 of Winder, GA died July 25, 2015. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by a daughter Vonda Kay Carter. She was born in Pendergra ...
Donnice Tolan Mills, 73, Auburn
Donnice Tolan Mills, age 73, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Mills, and daughter, Gail Mills.  She is ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Jane DeBlasi, 72, Cumming
Dorothy Jane DeBlasi, 72, of Cumming, GA died at Embracing Hospice House on July 25, 2015.  Born in Minor Hill, TN she was the daughter of the late John and Bernice Jackson. ...

Gwinnett

Sophie Utlek Langert, 85, Buford
Mrs. Sophie Utlek Langert, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. She is survived by her husband of over sixty years, Edward G. Langert, Buford, GA; children ...

Habersham

Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soo ...
Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015 following an extended illness.   Born in Stephens County, Ge ...

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Robin Cowart, 63, Gainesville
Ms Robin Cowart, age 63, of  Gainesville, GA, passed Saturday, July 25, 2015. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and spent her life caring for others as a Nurse.  ...
Mary Janice “J.B.” Blessing, 67, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...
Dessie Mae Walker, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dessie Mae Walker, age 93, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Me ...
Ann Allen Williams, 83, Gainesville
Ann Allen Williams born June 9, 1932, in Gainesville, Georgia, died July 25, 2015 in her apartment at Smoky Springs Retirement Community, Gainesville. Ann was a graduate of Ly ...

Jackson

Joan Shirley De Wilde, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Joan Shirley De Wilde, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Mrs. De Wilde was born in Chicago, Illinois, ...

Rabun

Mrs. Naomi Fay Martin Graves, age 92 of Falls Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.    A daughter of the late Zack and ...

Stephens

Faye M. Graves, 92, Toccoa
Faye M. Graves, age 92, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Acree-Davis Fun ...

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Joyce Sue Ashe, 66, Cleveland
Joyce Sue Ashe, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Ashe was born June 2, 1949 in Cleveland to the late Lawrence and Buena Etris Clev ...
Edna Ruth Bowman, 69, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Ruth Bowman, age 69 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Gateway Health and Rehab.  Edna was born in Griffin, GA on September 13, 1945 to the late Stev ...
'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.