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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 5th, 2016

Habersham

Allen Nicely, 74, Cornelia
Allen Nicely, age 74 of Cornelia, departed this life on February 5, 2016. Mr. Nicely was born January 27, 1942 in Hayesville, NC to the late William and Estella Moore Nicely. He ...

Hall

Addis C. Purcell, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Addis C. Purcell, 95 of Gainesville died Friday February 5, 2016 at a private nursing home following an extended illness. Born in Jackson County, February 2, 1921, Mrs. Pur ...

Lumpkin

Kim Douglas Allison, age 58, a longtime resident of Lumpkin County passed away February 5, 2016.   Kim was an Army veteran.  He was a family man and really loved hi ...
Ronnie Lee Mincey, 66, Dahlonega
Ronnie Lee Mincey, age 66, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2016 at his residence.   Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents Kermit and ...
Carlton Seitz, 95, Dahlonega
Carlton Seitz age 95 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 5, 2015 surrounded by his granddaughters. He was known as PawPaw to those who loved him most and was the most soft spo ...

Other

Suman Khanna, 69, Atlanta
Ms. Suman Khanna age 69 of Atlanta passed away on February 5, 2016. A service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday February 6, 2015 at 11am.   Co ...

Stephens

Mrs. Barbara Lee Campbell Burnette age 87 of 258 Letourneau Drive passed away Friday February 5, 2016 at Willow Gardens of Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Steve and El ...
Mrs. Tommie Agnes LeCroy McCollum, age 72, of Collins Road, Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 at the Northridge Health and Rehab Center in Commerce, Ga.  ...

White

Ruby Merle Buckholts, 85, Cleveland
Ruby Merle Buckholts, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016.  Mrs. Buckholts was born October 18, 1930 in Sparks, GA to the late Roy and Essie Barton Ro ...
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, 82, Cleveland
Rodney Denton Fitzgerald, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Mr. Fitzgerald was born December 15, 1933 in Waverly, FL to the late George Ralph Fitzgerald ...
'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.