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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 29th, 2016

Dawson

Billie R. Singleton, 84, Dawsonville
Billie R. Singleton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born August 30, 1931 in Fors ...

Forsyth

Edwin Garner, 81, Cumming
Edwin Garner, age 81 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Edwin was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was ...
Rev. Herbert Clifton Youngblood, age 97, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 29th, 2016. He was born and raised in Forsyth County to the late He ...

Hall

Craig David Minnix, 52, Gainesville
Craig David Minnix, age 52, of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29th, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. On October 13, 1963 Craig was bor ...
William Lovely, 83, Gainesville
               William Lovely, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at his residence. ...
Beatrice Long Stowers, 88, Clermont
Beatrice Long Stowers of Clermont, Georgia passed away January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of an extended illness. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Shanna Elizabeth Stafford Van Buren, age 55, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, January 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Van Buren ...

Other

Mary Jane Skinner McCraney passed away peacefully at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA surrounded by family on Friday, January 29th, 2016. Mary Jane was born in Brooklyn, NY, but ...

Stephens

Barbara Moore Carter, 60, Toccoa
Mrs. Barbara Moore Carter age 60 of 852 Martin Drive passed away Friday January 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Willie and Faye Po ...
'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.