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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 25th, 2016

Habersham

Mama Jean Hulsey, 80, Mt. Airy
Mama Jean Hulsey, age 80, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, following a sudden illness.   Mama Jean was born on July 10, 1935, i ...

Hall

Robert Joseph Pierce Sr., 85, Gainesville
Robert "Bob" Joseph Peirce,Sr.,85,of Gainesville,Ga. passed away Wednesday May 25, 2016 @ Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Was born March 20, 1931, Tucson,Arizona. Mr. ...

Jackson

Lloyd McEver, 97, Talmo
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lloyd McEver, age 97, of Talmo, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Funeral arrangements are pending at this time ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Owen Chambers, 88, Dahlonega
Thomas Owen Chambers, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Thomas was born in Gainesville, GA ...

Other

Jessie Mae Finch, 94, Dothan, AL, formerly of north Georgia
Jessie Mae Finch, 94, a resident of Dothan, went to be with her Savior Wednesday May 25, 2016.   Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Friday May 27, 2016 in Central ...
Judy Boyd Smith, 58, White
Judy Boyd Smith, 58, of White, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Cartersville Medical Center. Born in Floyd County on August 2, 1957, she was the daughter of Joyce McMichen Boyd ...

Rabun

Edgar Roy Watts, 72, Lakemont
Edgar Roy Watts, 72, of Lakemont, GA, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born November 27, 1943 in Rabun County and was the so ...
'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.