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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 28th, 2016

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Tony Adkins, 56, beloved husband, father, brother-in-law and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on January 27, 2016 after a courageous battle with chronic kidney disea ...
Marilyn Kirby Alexander, age 87, originally from New York, New York, a 40 year resident of the Atlanta area and most recently of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesda ...
Naomi Bernice Neely Weaver Dieterle went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. She was a great woman of God and of prayer, and she delighted in talking to everyone ...

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Terry W. Kuehn, 72, Gainesville
 Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.       &n ...
Melvin Auten, 77, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie Johnson A ...
Melvin Lee Autin, 87, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie John ...
Helen Farmer, 84, Clermont
Funeral services for, Helen Farmer age 84 of Clermont will be held at 3:00 pm Monday Feb. 1, 2016 in Strickland funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm Feb. 1, 2016 ...
Troyce Johnson Jr, Gainesville
Troyce Johnson Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2016. Troyce enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and camping. He was known as always being a jokester and to ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 PM Sunday, Janua ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph “Joe” William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 28, 2016.   He was born in Syracuse, NY and had ...
Johnny Paul Rider, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Johnny Paul Rider, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Raymond Young, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services for Mr. Raymond Young (63) of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:00pm @ Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesv ...

Jackson

C.W. Jack Lewis, 84, Maysville
C.W. Jack Lewis, age 84, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Lewis was born in Maysville to the late Sharpe and Stella Wilban ...
Willie Pittman, 76, Commerce
Willie Pittman, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday January 28, 2016. Funeral services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 446 Homer Road, Commerce GA 706-33 ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marjory Sue Worley Stockton, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mrs. Stoc ...
'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.