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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 25th, 2016

Forsyth

Harry D. Foust., 96, Cumming
Harry D. Foust, age 96 of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.   Memorial services will be held Thursday, ...

Hall

Roy Henry Brewer, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Roy Henry Brewer, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satur ...
Darryl Eugene Clemons, 67, Taylors, SC formerly of Lawrenceville
Mr. Darryl Eugene Clemons, age 67, of Taylors, South Carolina, formerly of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, So ...
Bobby L. Wiley, 83, Gainesville
   Mr. Bobby L. Wiley, age 83, a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Calhoun, Georgia.       ...

Jackson

Empsey Odell Barrier, 76, Maysville
Mr. Empsey Odell Barrier, age 76, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barrier was born in Hickory, NC to the late Emcy ...
Frances Mozelle Palmer, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Frances Mozelle Palmer, age 88, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clayton, GA to the late Tom and N ...

Other

John Crawford Hicks II, 90, Shreveport, LA
John Crawford Hicks II was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 25, 1926 and passed away after a lengthy illness on February 20, 2016 at home in Shreveport, Louisiana. Crawford was ...

White

Georgia Ann Norrell, 74, Cleveland
Georgia Ann Norrell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Norrell was born May 15, 1941 in Opelika, AL to the late Jack and Judy ...
'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.