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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 30th, 2016

Dawson

Faye Jones, 82, Dawsonville
Faye Jones, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born November 13, 1933 in Crabapple to th ...

Forsyth

Patricia Louise Newton, 79, Cumming
Patricia Louise Newton, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday evening. Mrs. Newton was born in Marietta, GA. She was the daughter of D.B. and Ruby Braselton and the wife ...
Mark Williams, 62, Cumming
Mark Williams, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mark was a member of Church Of The Good Shephard in Cumming. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and B ...

Hall

Mr. Jason Eli (J.E.) Garrett Jr., age 92, passed away on June 30, 2016. Mr. Garrett was born in Hall County on July 17, 1923. He was active in St. Paul United Methodist Church f ...
Lawson McKenzie "Mac" Graham, 74, Gainesville
Mac Graham died unexpectedly at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with the love of his life, Madge Filbey Graham, and his cherished sister, Patsy Leonard, by his side. Mac was bo ...
Elbert 'Bud' Hoffman, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Elbert “Bud” Hoffman, age 81, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by his family.   ...
Larry Joe Payne, 79, Gainesville
Larry Joe Payne, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief battle with brain cancer.  A lifelong resident of Hall County, Larry was the son of the late ...
Kelli Cain Pirkle, 46, Gainesville
Kelli Cain Pirkle,age 46 0f Gainesville Georgia . Loving wife, mother, daughter and sister died peacefully on June 30th surrounded by her family and friends after a cou ...

Jackson

Barbara Nanette Buchanan age 85 of Athens passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at the Athens Regional Medical Center.   Miss Buchanan was born March 26, 1931 to the late Clyde ...

Stephens

Timothy Lewis Andrews, 51, Martin
Mr. Timothy Lewis Andrews. age 51 of 18179 Hwy 17, Martin, GA, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. A son of Clarenc ...
Mr. Lovic Pierce “Bub” Greer Jr. age 97 of 141 Greer Lane, Toccoa passed away Friday June 30, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Lovic Pierce and Eva Gib ...
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.