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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 26th, 2016

Dawson

Milton "Mickey" Lamar Howard, 85, Dawsonville
Milton “Mickey” Lamar Howard, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA passed away peaceful with his wife of 64 years at his side Friday, February 26, 2016 at his residence. Micke ...

Forsyth

Worthy Dee "Pete" Peterman, age 76 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. Pete was a member of The Academy of Model Aeronautics and Chevy II Only. He was a ...

Habersham

Lynn T. Moore, 85, Mt. Airy
Lynn T. Moore, age 85, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away Friday, February 26, 2016.   Mr. Moore was born August 17, 1930 in Young Harris, GA to the late John Ferry and L ...

Hall

Charlie Aikens, 44, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Aikens, age 44, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 26, 2016.   A Private Memorial will be held at a later date.   In lieu of flowers, donations m ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Phyllis Patricia Alexander, age 75 of Lula. Patricia passed away Friday, February 26, 2016. Funeral services are schedule ...
Ernestina Juarez Montoya, 71, Gainesville
Ernestina Juarez Montoya, age 71, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, February 26, 2016. She was a homemaker and wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by h ...

Rabun

Thomas Ash, 76, Clayton
Thomas Ash, 76, passed away February 26, 2016 after a three month illness.   He is survived by his wife, Eileen, two sons, Dr. Christopher Ash, Timothy Ash, and one gran ...

White

Willie Earl Summerour, 72, Cleveland
Willie Earl Summerour, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Summerour was born on February 27, 1943, in Charlotte, North Car ...
'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.