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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 25th, 2016

Hall

Linda Gail Collins, 56, Gainesville
Linda Gail Collins, 56, of Gainesville, passed away on April 25, 2016. Born on July 26, 1959, in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Collins had lived in Gainesville for the last 40 years. S ...
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, Clermont
Harold Edwin Thomason, 86, of Clermont Georgia passed away on April 9, 2016 at home surrounded by family.  A graveside service and interment of ashes will be held at the Thoma ...

Jackson

June Marie Lawrence Hall, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. June Marie Lawrence Hall, age 88, of Jefferson, Georgia.  June Hall was called away by our great physician on April 25, 2016.&nb ...
Howard Pratt Nix, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Pratt Nix, age 85, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016. Mr. Nix was born in Jefferson, Georgia, a s ...
Kenneth Duane Taylor, 46, Pendergrass
Kenneth Duane Taylor, age 46, of Pendergrass, passed away on April 25th, 2016.    He is preceded in death by his mother, Lydia Taylor.   Kenneth is surviv ...

Lumpkin

Melody Ann Kyall, 56, Dahlonega
Melody Ann Kyall, age 56, of Dahlonega, GA (formerly Jacksonville, FL) passed away unexpectedly on April 25, 2016.   Melody was preceded in death by her father, Kirby F. ...

Other

Annie Bramlett Smith, 91, Lavonia
Mrs. Annie Bramlett Smith, age 91 of 2278 Providence Church Road, Lavonia passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at her home.   A daughter of the late Frank and Estelle Ride ...

Rabun

Sandra Lou Talley Watson, 72, Rabun Gap
  Sandra Lou Talley Watson, 72, of Rabun Gap, Georgia passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with her family at her side.   Sandra was born in Hayesvill ...
'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.