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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 24th, 2016

Barrow

Robert Felton Wimberly Sr., age 78 of Winder, GA transitioned on January 24, 2016.  Mr. Wimberly was the former principal of Winder Barrow Middle School and served in educatio ...

Forsyth

Betty Ridzon Lisovsky, 89, Cumming
Betty Ridzon Lisovsky, age 89 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016. She was a loving mother, grandmother and loved to help people in need. Betty was President of the ...
Betty Louise Cagle, 86, Cumming
  Betty Louise Cagle, 86, of Cumming, GA went to be with her Master and Savior on January 24, 2016.  Born in Jasper, GA she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ann ...

Gwinnett

Sara A. Nix Wood, 78, Buford
Sara A. Nix Wood, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, January 24, 2015.  She is preceded in death by her father and mother, H. Paul Nix and Velma P. Nix; brothers, Tony ...

Habersham

Felix Speich, 95, Clarkesville
Felix Speich, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away after a sudden illness on Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Mr. Speich was born November 8, 1920 in Leobschütz, G ...
Michael Adam Sutton, 47, Cornelia
Michael Adam Sutton age 47, of Cornelia passed away Saturday January 23, 2016.  Mr. Sutton was born in Atlanta, Ga on September 7, 1968.  He was employed as a Property ...

Hall

Willie Mae Pierce Brownlow, 89, Anderson, SC formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Willie Mae Pierce Brownlow, age 89 of Anderson, South Carolina, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Petra Nursing Home, South Carolina followin ...
Timothy Gus Butler, 61, Lula
Timothy Gus Butler, age 61 of Lula, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, January 26 ...
               Mr. Francis Benjamin (Benny) Cape, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 2 ...
Lee Ann Davis, 51, Gainesville
     Lee Ann Davis, age 51 of Gainesville, died on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        &n ...
Lloyd Edward Harrison, 87, Gainesville
Lloyd Edward “PA” Harrison, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016. Born in Habersham County on February 29, 1928, he was a son of the late Samu ...

Lumpkin

Kevin Duane Tauber, 52, Dahlonega
Kevin Duane Tauber, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a short, but valiant, battle wi ...
Nathan Taylor Woodall, 19, Dahlonega
  Nathan Taylor Woodall, age 19, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Nathan was a wonderful son with a huge heart with compassion for the defenseless.& ...
'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.