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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 9th, 2015

Dawson

Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, Dawsonville
Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, of Dawsonville passed away unexpectedly on Sunday August 9, 2015 while in California. Born April 10, 1952 in Levan, Utah to the late William Otis and Hele ...

Forsyth

Lorine A. Brown, 79, Cumming
  Lorine A. Brown, 79 of Cumming Georgia died August 9, 2015 at 8:45 am from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. She is survived by her husband Charles Brown, her daughters &nb ...

Gwinnett

William A. “Bill” Storbeck, Sr., age 76 of Buford, GA died Sunday, August 9, 2015 after an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 15, 2015 a ...

Habersham

Betty Grindle Smith, 82, Clarkesville
Betty Grindle Smith, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1932 in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Math ...

Hall

Hazel Prosser, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Hazel Prosser, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.          ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Carolyn Norelius, age 85, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 7, 2015.   She was preceded in death by her husband John Burton Norelius, Jr.  Mrs. Noreliu ...

Lumpkin

Sherri Arlene Kinsler, 55, Dahlonega
Sherri Arlene Kinsler, age 55, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her home following a lengthy illness.   Sherri was born June 27, 1960 in Syracuse, ...
'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.