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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 7th, 2016

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Doris Collins Buckley, 91, Cumming
Doris Collins Buckley, age 91 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Wood of Tipp City, OH. She is survived by her ch ...
Belinda Ann Stern, 60, Cumming
Belinda Ann Stern, age 60, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rita Cameron; brothers, Brendan C ...

Hall

Emmie Allison, 77, Gainesville
        Mrs. Emmie Allison age 77, of Gainesville passed away December 7, 2016 at New Horizons at Lanier Park.      & ...
Jesus Perez, 19, Gainesville
Jesus Perez, age 19, of Gainesville, GA (formerly of Dahlonega, GA) passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   Jesus ...

Jackson

  Raymond Griffith Woodall, Jr. Born February 23, 1932 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Jewel Giddens Woodall and Raymond Griffith Woodall, Sr. entered into rest Wednesday, Dec ...

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Ruby Dooley Davis, 77, Surfside Beach, SC
Mrs. Ruby Dooley Davis, age 77 of Surfside Beach, South Carolina passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her home. A daughter of the late Charles Richard Dooley, Sr. and Paul ...

Stephens

Hazel Lee Chastian Scroggs, 87, Eastanollee
Hazel Lee Chastain Scroggs, 87 of Eastanollee, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 07, 2016. Born in White County, Georgia on November 22, 1929, she was a daughter o ...
Phares Junior Smith, 89, Toccoa
Mr. Phares Junior Smith, age 89 of 2240 Anderson Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 7, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House, Watkinsville, Georgia. A son of ...
'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.