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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 12th, 2016

Dawson

Susie Lee Chester, 87, Dawsonville
Susie Lee Chester, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 11, 2016 at Pruitt Health in Jasper following a period of declining health. Born March 25, 1929 to the late Earnest ...

Gwinnett

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Scott Alexander “Alex” Shead, age 52, of Suwanee, who passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Mr. Shead was born in Los Ang ...

Hall

Blanche Amelia Browning, 92, Gainesville
                Blanche Amelia Browning, age 92 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 ...

Lumpkin

Roy Carr, 38, Dahlonega
Roy A. Carr, age 38 of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Mr. Carr was born January 1, 1978 in Clare, MI to Roy “Ed” Carr and Linda Smith Carr. Roy was 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.