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Local Obits for Mon. Sep 12th, 2016

Dawson

Howard Cubberley, 68, Dawsonville
Howard Cubberley, 68, passed away of cancer Monday, September 12, 2016 at his home in Dawsonville, Georgia. Howard was born and grew up in Miami where he attended Palmetto High Sch ...

Forsyth

Ralph Lamar Hamby, 76, Cumming
Ralph Lamar Hamby, age 76, of Cumming passed away Monday, September 12, 2016.  A life-long resident of Forsyth County, he was a member and Deacon at Coal Mountain Baptist Chur ...
Louise Lallande Hoyt Minor, 91 of Marietta, GA passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Ross Memorial Health Care Center, Kennesaw, GA. She was a member of Roswell Presbyterian ...

Habersham

Thomas “Tommy” Lamar Thurman, age 50 of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on August 3, 1966, Tommy was the son of Mic ...
Ralph E. White, 95, Alto
Ralph E. White, age 95, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.   Mr. White was born on December 1, 1920, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Hube ...

Hall

Col. Harold V. Kelley, Jr., 69, Gainesville
Col. Harold V. Kelley, Jr., 69, of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. He was born in Lawrenceville, GA on March 12, 1947 to Harold V. and Frances L. Kelley Sr. ...

Lumpkin

Michael (Brandon) Sullens, 29, Dahlonega
Michael “Brandon” Sullens, 29, Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on September 11, 2016. Brandon is preceded in death by his father, Michael Huey Nicholson and niece ...

Other

Wesley Brandon Roth, 34, Sandy Springs
Wesley Brandon Roth, age 34 of Sandy Springs, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016. Wes touched many people's lives with his generosity. His smile will live on forever in ...

Rabun

Douglas Foster, age 73, passed away Monday September 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born February 24, 1943 the son of the late Ira Frank and Blonie Lee Forester Foster. He 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.