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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 10th, 2016

Dawson

Clyde Edwards, 87, Dawsonville
Clyde Edwards, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Clyde Edwards, a veteran of the Korean War ...

Forsyth

Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, Cumming
Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at The Oaks at the Hamptons, Cumming, GA.   Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, A ...
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, Cumming
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, of Cumming, GA died on April 10 at the Oaks at Hampton. Ms. Shelby moved to Atlanta in the 1940's from the Midwest and embraced the southern lifestyle. S ...

Hall

Jack E. Douglas, 73, Gainesville
Jack E. Douglas, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         &nb ...
Florence Adelaide Janney, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Florence Adelaide Janney, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the residence of her grandson and his fiancé, Lisa Aiello following a brief il ...
Pearlie Sadler, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Homer, GA on November 17, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis ...
Harry Marshall Veatch, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Marshall Veatch, age 91, longtime resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 10, 2016.      ...
Josephine Wilson, 93, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Josephine Wilson 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Wilson died Sunday April 10, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete a ...

Lumpkin

Robert Eugene Sweat, 84, Dahlonega formerly of Snellville
Robert Eugene Sweat age 84, of Dahlonega formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on April 10, 2016.   Mr. Sweat was of Baptist faith and a US Airforce Veteran.   ...
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.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.