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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Dec 25th, 2016

Barrow

Mr. Franklin D. “Red” Harwell, Jr. age 92, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 25, 2016.  A Native of Danielsville, Georgia he was a Son of the late Franklin D ...

Forsyth

John Kingsley Dowling, 85, Cumming
Former long time Ormond Beach resident , John Kingsley Dowling died peacefully at his home in Cumming, GA on December 25th, 2016, at the age of 85. John is survived by his four ...
Jeffrey Erikson, 23, Cumming
Jeffrey Erikson, 23, of Cumming Ga passed away on December 25, 2016. He is survived by his parents Bruce and Jennifer Erikson. His brother Joshua. His grandmother Adrienne Grant ...
Roni Finkelstein, 66, Cumming
Roni Finkelstein, 66, of Cumming passed away on December 25, 2016. Visitation is Wednesday from 10-11am at McDonald and Son Funeral Home followed by a memorial service at 11am in t ...

Hall

Emmitt Abner Buffington, 89, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday December 28, 2016 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Emmitt Abner Buffington, age 89 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dal ...
Doris Lee West Cronic, 83, Clermont
Mrs. Doris Lee West Cronic, 83, of Clermont passed away on Christmas Day after a long illness. Doris was well known for her kind, nurturing spirit, spending her life caring for ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Deborah Ann Johnson Damron, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Damron was born ...
Linda Carol Unrue Fisher, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Carol Unrue Fisher, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Fisher was born in ...
Anna Henson Johnson, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Anna Henson Johnson, age 98 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Cam ...
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.