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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2016

Barrow

Joyce Canup, 64, Winder
   Mrs. Joyce Canup, age 64, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 2, 2016.  A resident of Barrow County for most of her life, she was a Daughter of the late Sa ...

Forsyth

Ralph Wayne Heard, 72, Cumming
Ralph Wayne Heard, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2016. Wayne was a lifetime member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. He was a Master Barber and owned and ...
John Edward Regensburg, 76, Cumming
John Edward Regensburg, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on February 2, 2016.  Born in Beckley, W VA he was the son of the late John and Lena Regensburg. ...

Habersham

Lillie Ruth Jackson Black, age 61, of Baldwin, GA, surrounded by her family and friends, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs ...
Larry Zimmerman, 64, Cornelia
  Larry Glenn “Zippo” Zimmerman, age 64 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Born in Habersham County on August 17, 1951, he was a son of the ...

Hall

Patricia Ann Dinda, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Dinda, age 71, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A Celebration of Life will be held by the fa ...
James H. Lawrence, 87, Gainesville
Mr. James Harley Lawrence, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.   Born on June 5, 1928 in Baldwin, GA, he was the son of the late William Emory ...
Domitilla Rodriguez, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Domitilla Rodriguez age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...
Annie Bell Stells, 84, Murrayville
Mrs.  Annie Bell Stells age 84, of Murrayville, GA passed away on February 2, 2016.  She was a native of Hall county and a member of Wahoo Baptist Church.  She enjoy ...
Ruby Patterson Walter, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Patterson Walter age 86 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...

Jackson

Perry Lynn Burgess, 56, Jefferson
Perry Lynn Burgess, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, February 8, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
'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.