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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 18th, 2016

Dawson

Tristen Kevin Donovan, 16, Dawsonville
Tristen Kevin Donovan, 16, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 18, 2016. Born January 23, 2000, he had been a resident of Dawson County for most of his life.  Tristen ...
Benjamin David “Ben” Haynes, 33, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday June 18, 2016 following a sudden illness. Born July 18, 1982 in Lexington, KY, he lived in Dawso ...

Habersham

James "Dick" Bethel, 93, Clarkesville
Mr. James “Dick” Bethel, age 93, of Clarkesville died Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. from the Hi ...
Reba Burrell, 82, Demorest
Reba Elizabeth Ramsey Burrell, age 82 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at her residence. Born in the Fairview Community of Demorest, ...
Martha Cargill Miller, 90, Clarkesville
Martha Cargill Miller, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, June 18, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Miller was born on June 21, 1925 ...

Hall

Larry Brock, 70, Oakwood
 Mr. Larry Brock age 70 of Oakwood passed away on Saturday June 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Carol Jean Secoy Bagley, 82, Gainesville
Carol Jean Secoy Bagley, from Gainesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday evening June 18th, 2016. After a long battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. Carol w ...
Mary Katherine Truluck, 75, Gainesville
Mary Katherine Truluck of Gainesville, Ga. passed away peacefully on Saturday June 18, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Mond ...
Taylor Lee Waggoner, 22, Flowery Branch
Mr. Taylor Lee Waggoner, age 22, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, June. 18, 2016 at Northeast. Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by loved ones.     Funeral ...

Stephens

Jack Wakefield, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Jack Doyle Wakefield age 75 of Martin passed away Saturday June 18, 2016 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   A son of the late Thomas J. and Ethel Bridges Wakefield, he wa ...
'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.