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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 1st, 2016

Dawson

William Edward Gordon, III, 38, Dawsonville
William Edward Gordon, III, age 38 of Dawsonville, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. He was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Dawsonville.   He is survived by his ...

Habersham

Valerie G. Perdue, 91, Demorest
Valerie G. Perdue, age 91, of Magnolia Hills Assisted Living in Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. Ms. Perdue was born on July 10, 1924 in Tampa, Florida t ...

Hall

James "Andy" Franklin, 37, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday July 6, 2016 in the Little Davenport chapel for Mr. James "Andy" Franklin 37 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Franklin died Frida ...
Lara Harris, 81, Gainesville
Lara Harris age 81 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Harris was born January 23, 1935 in Gainesville, GA to the late ...

Other

Fred Eugene Brown, 71, Hull, formerly of Hartwell
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Fred Eugene Brown, age 71, of Hull, GA, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016. Mr. Brown was born in Hartwell, Georgia, a son to the ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Laura Darlene Traylor McDuffie, age 57 of Cleveland. Mrs. McDuffie passed away Friday, July 1, 2016. Funeral service ...
Aaron Savon Williams, 21, Cleveland
Aaron Savon Williams, age 21 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016.  Mr. Williams was born May 29, 1995 in Dahlonega, GA to Monica Trammell Ingram. Savon graduated ...
'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.