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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 1st, 2016

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Eva Crane, 88, Cumming
Eva Crane, age 88 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  She enjoyed quilting, gardening and her beautiful flowers. She was a lifelong member of Macedonia Baptist ...
Rommie Rickett, 94, Cumming
Rommie Rickett, age 94 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. He was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Rickett; parents, ...

Habersham

Norris Free, 79, Clarkesville
Norris Free, age 79 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, on June 10, 1936, he was a son of the late Vance Adrian and Minnie Dean Free. Mr. ...
Susie Irene Gilbert, 98, wife of the late Rev. Wyatt M. Gilbert, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016. Born in Stockbridge, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Carl Ande ...

Hall

Bobby Lee Hayes,, 79, Clermont
Mr. Bobby Lee Hayes, 79, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at his home in Clermont, GA following an extended illness. Mr. Hayes was born June 7, 1936 in Jackson County to the late ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Daniel Chester Hall Sr., age 93, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016. Reverend Hall was born in C ...
DeAnn Pollard O’Kelley, 45, Braselton
  Ms. DeAnn Pollard O’Kelley, age 45, of Braselton, Georgia, died March 1, 2016.  Ms. O”Kelley was a graduate of Georgia State University and had been empl ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ovalene Kesler Hardman passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.    She was born July 9, 1928 in Banks County, the daughter of the late Jame ...

White

Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, 91, Cleveland
Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Mrs. Dunahoo was born on February 22, 1925, i ...
'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.