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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 16th, 2016

Banks

Danny Jackson Wilder, 57, Commerce
Danny Jackson Wilder age 57 of Commerce passed away January 16, 2016.   Mr. Wilder was born January 15, 1959 in Commerce to the late Herman Ludwin and Bertha Luthi Wilder. H ...

Dawson

Tammie Lynn Littleton, 51, Dawsonville
Tammie Lynn Littleton, 51, of Dawsonville, GA died on January 16, 2016.  Born in North Tonawanda, NY she was the daughter of the late Donald Shepherd and Sandra Travis of Lock ...

Hall

Cheryl Davis Boyd, 57, Gainesville
Cheryl Davis Boyd, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at her residence following a sudden illness.    Funeral services are scheduled for ...
David P. Day, 60, Gainesville
David P. Day, 60, of Gainesville, died Saturday, January 16, 2016. David was born in Atlanta, on August 20, 1955 to Marlin and Doris D. Day.  He was a graduate of Lakeside ...

Jackson

Rev. Donald Gene Trammell, 61 of Commerce passed away on January 16, 2016.    Rev. Trammell was born on December 30, 1954 in Liberty, Kentucky to Doris Evelyn Cooper an ...

Lumpkin

Maxine Long Ralston, 79, Dahlonega
Mrs. Maxine Ralston, age 79, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday January 16, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following an extended illness.   A lifelong resident of ...

Stephens

BillyRay Tittle, 56, Martin
BillyRay Tittle, age 56 of Martin, GA passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016.     Mr. Tittle was the son of Jackie E. Tanksley Tittle and the late George Tittle. ...
Charles Leon Walters, 53, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Leon Walters (also known by many as Henry and/or Charlie), age 53, of Mulkey Road, Toccoa, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the residence.    A ...

White

Jerry Fordham, 77, Sautee
Jerry Fordham age 77 of Sautee passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016 at New Horizons Lanier Park Nursing Home in Gainesville.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this ...
Jerry Daniel Fordham, Sr. age 77 of Sautee passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am Wednesday January 20, 2016 at Cleveland First Bap ...
Brenda Griffin Savage age 71 of Lula passed away Saturday January 16, 2016.  Mrs. Savage was born in Hall County the daughter of the late Ora H. and Mary Lou Butler Griffin ...
'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.