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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 29th, 2017

Banks

Donald Andrew McClure, age 75 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his residence. Born in Gillsville, Georgia on July 11, 1941, he was a son of the late Otis McCl ...

Forsyth

Frankland D. Boroughs, 83, Cumming
Frankland D. Boroughs, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ge ...
Gordon Kenneth (Ken) Lee, Jr. (Lt. Col. USA, Ret.), 80, died January 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming after several years of declining health.  He was prede ...
Allen Ray Thomas, 61, Cumming
Allen Ray Thomas, age 61, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was a member of Hightower Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was pre ...
Sheila Gail Wheeler, 54, Cumming
Sheila Gail Wheeler, age 54, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Visitation for Mrs. Wheeler will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Habersham

Derric Shaun Adams, 32, Clarkesville
Derric Shaun Adams, age 32 of Clarkesville came into this world on August 15, 1984 and went to be with his Lord on January 29, 2017.  Derric was a loving son, brother, uncl ...
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. Llornes was born on January 30, 1918 in Natchitoch ...
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. L’lornes was born on January 30, 1918 ...
Louise Graham Oliver, 82, Cornelia
Louise Graham Oliver, age 82 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Georgia on October 14, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Dave ...
Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr, 69, Demorest
  Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr. age 69 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on August 28, 1947, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Charles J. “Chuck” Bishop formerly of Tybee Island, Ga. passed away on January 29, 2017 at his daughter’s residence, Frances Wiley, in Gainesville, Ga. Chuck B ...
Evelyn Marie Myers, 77, Clermont
Funeral services will be held for, Evelyn Marie Myers age 77 of Clermont, Ga.  services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday February 1 ,2017 in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. ...

Jackson

Annie Grace Nix Phillips, 92, Jefferson
Annie Grace Nix Phillips age 92 of Jefferson passed away Sunday Jan. 29, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Phillips was born February 22, 1924 in Jackson County to the late Char ...

Towns

Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83, Young Harris
Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83,  of Young Harris, GA passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Iona was born in Forsyth County and lived in Alpharetta and Cumming before moving to Y ...
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.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.