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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 11th, 2016

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Lloyd James Ash, 84, Gilsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday July 14, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Lloyd James Ash, age 84 of Gillsville. The Rev. Scott Wilson and Rev. Anth ...
Shawn F. Benjamin, 42, Gainesville
In Loving Memory of Shawn F. Benjamin November 27, 1973 – July 1, 2016 Shawn, 43, passed away July 1, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., ...
Judy Cantrell, 55, Gainesville
Judy Cantrell age 55 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 11, 2016. Funeral services will be scheduled at a later date. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Ja ...
Sherry Galeza, 55, Braselton
Mrs. Sherry Galeza, age 55, of Braselton passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at her residence with family.   A Family Celebration will be held at a later date.   ...
Sarah S. Hussey, 75, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sarah S. Hussey, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 in her home with family.   The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Frid ...
M. Ben Mundy, 89, Oakwood
Ben Mundy of Oakwood, passed away at the age of 89 Monday July 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Ben was born on February 23, 1927 to EC Mundy and Shellie Propes ...
John Allen Roper, 92, Oakwood
           Mr. John Allen Roper, age 92 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at his residence following an extended ...

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Robert L. Fenton, 77, Clayton
?Robert L. Fenton, 77, of Clayton, died Monday July 11, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory, Gainesville.

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Mrs. Patricia Ann Adams Smith, age 68 of 84 Shawnee Drive, Martin, Georgia passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Thomas L. and Mary Parker A ...
'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.