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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 23rd, 2017

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Kurt Albert Kesler, 51, Winder
Mr. Kurt Albert Kesler, age 51 of 109 Lake Drive, Winder, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A son of the late Do ...

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Donald R. Brown, 81, Clarkesville
Donald R. Brown, age 81, passed away at his home, Thursday, November 23rd. He was born in Ossipee, North Carolina and moved to Clarkesville, Georgia in 1950 when his father tran ...

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Beatrice Conner Pirkle, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Beatrice C. Pirkle age 92 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday November 23, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturd ...

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Della Goodwin Ford, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Della Goodwin Ford, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Mrs. Ford was born in Fulto ...

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Mrs. Brandel Lene Ricketts Jones, age 68, of Oakwood, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. Brandel was born in Lumpkin County on April 1, 1949 to the late Leon and Ella Rick ...

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Susan Michelle Messer Heath, 43, Hendersonville, N.C.
Susan Michelle Messer Heath, age 43 of Hendersonville, NC passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.   Born on March 4, 1974 in Hendersonville, NC, she was the daughter of Tha ...
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.