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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 19th, 2016

Banks

Faye Woodall Peavey, 74, Homer
Faye Woodall Peavey, age 74 of Homer, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 1, 1942, she was a daughter of the late James Ra ...

Gwinnett

Harry L. Wilson, 74, Dacula
Harry L. Wilson, age 74 of Dacula, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Mr. Wilson has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1 ...

Habersham

Lou Ellen Rich, 84, Mt. Airy
Lou Ellen Rich age 84, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Ms. Rich was born on April 15, 1932 in Mt. Airy, Georgia. She was prec ...
Benjamin “Benny” S. Rucker, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced so ...

Hall

Mr. Clyde Gilbert “Gib” Cronic age 66 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Funer ...

Jackson

Olive Mozelle Scarborough Clark, age 90 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.   Mrs. Clark was the daughter of the late Joe and Blanche Gurley Scarbor ...
Mr. Kenneth Mitchell Howington, age 83, of Nicholson died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU at Athens Regional.  Mr. Howington was born in Nicholson to the la ...

Lumpkin

Samuel “Sam” Kent Ingram, Sr., age 62, a life-long resident Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 19, 2016.   Sam was born on September 29, 1954 in Dahlonega, ...

Other

Halia Cham Doskotch, 89, Athens
Halia Cham Doskotch, age 89, of Athens passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  She is survived by her husband Raymond Walter Doskotch; son Steven Raymond Doskotch; daughter ...
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.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.