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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 25th, 2016

Dawson

Barbara Luella Wyble, 90, Dawsonville
Barbara Luella Wyble, aged 90, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2016 in Dawsonville Georgia after a brave 12 year struggle with Alzheimer’s.   Barbara was born ...

Forsyth

Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, Cumming
Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, died on January 25, 2016 at his home in Cumming, Georgia. He was a resident of Sandy Springs, Georgia for over 5 ...
James Marvin Manry, 68, Cumming
James Marvin Manry, 68, of Cumming, GA passed away, peacefully, on January   25, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Edison, GA he was the son of the late ...
Betty Darlene Nichols, 56, Cumming
Betty Darlene Nichols, age 56, of Forsyth County, passed away on January 25, 2016.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Laverne Nichols; sister, Patricia Nichols.   ...

Habersham

Wayde Patrick Hoose, 42, Cornelia
Wayde Patrick Hoose, age 42 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Born in Utica, New York on August 13, 1973, he was a son of Eugene Walter and Celeste Chesebro Hoo ...

Hall

Jimmy Howard, 72, Gainesville
Jimmy A Howard age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Visitation will be held Friday January 29 2016  at Wimberly & ...
Diane Free Reitz, 74, Gainesville
Diane Free Reitz  (formerly L. Diane Free Waddill) 2/25/1941 - 1-25-2016  passed away at home following an extended illness. Her husband and daughter were at her bedside. ...
Geraldine Robinson, 79, Gainesville
Geraldine Robinson age 79 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday January 30, 2016 at Antioch Baptist Church&nb ...

Jackson

Terry Eugene Roy, 58, Jefferson
Terry Eugene Roy, age 58, of Jefferson passed away Monday, January 25, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966

Lumpkin

William Harrison Peck, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. William Harrison Peck, age 85, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Peck was born in Hall County on March 12, 1930 to parents Ferd and Flo ...

Other

Ophelia Bryant Bales, 85, Norcross
Ophelia Bryant Bales, age 85 of Norcross, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Crowell Broth ...

Stephens

Carlene Sisk Watson, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Carlene Sisk Watson, age 90 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G. Marion and Eula Zenith Hall ...

White

Lois Faye Bouldin, 64, Cleveland
Lois Faye Bouldin, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Bouldin was born January 2, 1952 in Sparta, TN to the late Leonard and ...
John Jerry Sanders, 62, Cleveland
John Jerry Sanders, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Mr. Sanders was born November 4, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Edna Sanders Pruitt. He worked in con ...
'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.