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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 8th, 2016

Dawson

Randy Gene Fausett, 59, Dawsonville
Randy Gene Fausett, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 20, 1956 to the ...
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, Dawsonville
Mark Douglas Miller, 62, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on April 8, 2016.  Born in Presque Isle, ME he was the son of Douglas Miller of Lawrenceville, GA and the late Bar ...

Forsyth

Charles Broughton Heard, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Charles was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflic ...
Janell Mary Temple, 84, Cumming
Janell Mary Temple, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church. Janell was preceded in death by her parents, Eg ...

Habersham

Lois Eleanor Edwards, 97, Cornelia
Lois Eleanor Abney Edwards, age 97 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. Born in Haralson County, Georgia on July 8, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Fran ...

Hall

James L. “Jimmy” Lee, 76, Hoschton
James L. “Jimmy” Lee, age 76 of Hoschton, GA died Friday, April 8, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:0 ...
Connie Ruth Morrison, 65, Gainesville
Connie Ruth Morrison age  65 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday April 8, 2016 From a brief illness. Services to be announced by Memorial Park North Riverside ...

Jackson

Louise Kidd Collins, 95, Commerce
Mrs. Louise Kidd Collins, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 08, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Collins was born in Crawford to the late John Edward and Delphia Di ...

Other

Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Grace Vivian Dinsmore, 87, Danielsville
  Grace Vivian Dinsmore, age 87, of Danielsville, went home to be with her Lord on April 8, 2016.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was a loving moth ...
Richard Dean Nash, 59, Colbert
Richard Dean Nash age 59 of Colbert passed away Friday April 8, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Nash was born in Athens on March 2, 1957 to the late Wi ...
'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.