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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 13th, 2016

Gwinnett

William M. “Bill” Poynter, age 65 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2106. Mr. Poynter has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Bill is survived b ...
J. Larry Riley, 73, Dacula
J. Larry Riley, age 73 of Dacula, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2016. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor K ...

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Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, age 63 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh ...
Shirley Ann Baughcum, age 53 of Lula, GA passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016.   Mrs. Baughcum was the daughter of the late David Bill and Lilia Shipman Watkins. &nb ...
Vernice Couch, 95, Gainesville
Mr. Vernice Couch, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2016 a ...
Ray Loggins, 74, Gainesville
Ray Loggins, 74, of Gainesville, passed away November 13, 2016. Ray was a lifetime resident of Hall County.  He was the son of the late Charlie Newman and Mary Lou Johnson ...
Brenda Joyce Payne, 69, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Brenda Joyce Payne, age 69 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh and R ...
Doris Ann Patterson Prater, 75, Gainesville
     Mrs. Doris Ann Patterson Prater, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.  ...
Judith Ann Wiezorek, 72, Gainesville
Miss. Judith Ann Wiezorek age 72 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &n ...
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.