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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2016

Hall

Nelia l. Cannup, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Nelia l. Cannup, 83, of Gainesville died August 31, 2016. A native of Hall County, Mrs. Canupp worked at Mt. Vernon Mills (formally known as Regal) and was a member of Oak G ...
Jamie Carlee Twitty, 35, Gainesville
  Ms. Jamie Carlee Twitty, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedule ...

Other

Martha Spruill, 92, Atlanta & Highlands, NC
Martha Spruill, 92, of Atlanta, GA and Highlands, NC, died August 31, 2016 at The Mann House Assisted Living in Atlanta, GA.    She is survived by her husband, Hugh ...

Stephens

Mr. Fred Robert Edmonds, Sr., age 68 of 254 Rumsey Avenue, Toccoa, Georgia passed Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Rev. John Barnett Edmonds and Et ...
Dillard Eugene Savage, 55, Toccoa
Mr. Dillard Eugene Savage, age 55 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Eulus and Cora Lee Morris Savage, he was born April 8, 196 ...

White

William C. Webb, 65, Cleveland
Mr. William C. Webb, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Webb was born on November 12, 1950, in Clayton, Georgia, ...
'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.