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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 27th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nicolae Ticle, 94, Lawrenceville
  Nicolae Ticle, age 94, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. He is survived by his children, Veronica Bercea, Viorica Moraru, Ioan Ticle and Nicol ...
John C. Haddad, 60, Buford
John C. Haddad, age 60, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. Mr. Haddad is survived by his wife of twenty-two years, Marilyn Madock Haddad, Buford, GA; children, ...
Maximus Daniel Janton, 6, Sugar Hill
Maximus Daniel Janton, age 6, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, October 27, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Dan and Keri Janton; brothers, Duke Janton and Beau Janton; gra ...

Habersham

Mary “Chris” Andrews, 73, Clarkesville
Mary “Chris” Andrews, age 73, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017.   Mrs. Andrews was born on November 10, 1943, in New Albany, ...

Hall

William A. "Pete" Smith, 93, Gainesville
William A. Smith, better known as "Pete" passed away Friday October 27, 2017 at his residence from an extended illness.  He was born March 5, 1924 to Mack Allen Smit ...

Jackson

Granny Louise Harmon, 99, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Granny Louise Harmon, age 99, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Mrs. Harmon was born in Rochelle, Georgia, ...

Stephens

Mr. Wayne Erastus Carpenter, age 91, of South Big A Road in Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Rose City Rehab in Thomasville, Georgia.  A son of the late ...

White

Virginia "Ginny" Dawn Cook of Cleveland went to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 22, 2017. Ginny was born Aug. 27, 1954, in Springfield, Pennsylvania. Gin ...
'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.