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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 28th, 2017

Banks

Funeral services are scheduled 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Gillsville Baptist Church for Charles A. “Chuck” Reece, 81, of Gillsville. Rev. Shannon Rhodes and Rev. Adam Crens ...

Forsyth

Neville Nelson Roden, 80, Cumming
Neville Nelson Roden, age 80, of Cumming passed away  Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Neville was a retired Sergeant First Class United States Army Veteran of 22 years. He is prec ...
Melford Barrett Herring, age 72, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017. He was a beloved father and grandfather. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Melford gr ...

Gwinnett

  Leokardia B. Buffington, age 90, of Duluth, GA passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Mrs. Buffington is survived by her children, Stephanie G. Buffington, Decatur, G ...

Hall

Mrs. Jerry Elizabeth Patrick Boykin age 70 of Clermont passed away on Tuesday November 28, 2017 at Lanier Park New Horizons following an extended illness. Memorial services will ...
George Thomas, 87, Gainesville
George Thomas didn’t have a middle name. He didn’t need one. He made a superior name for himself in every aspect of his long life: as a husband, father, brother, busine ...

Jackson

Thomas Payne Corbett, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Payne Corbett, age 56 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 28, 2017. Mr. Corbett was born in Athens, G ...

Stephens

Harold Leroy Austin, 73, Martin
Mr. Harold Leroy Austin age 73 of Martin, Ga passed away on Tuesday November 28, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Reverend John Wayne Chambers, Sr., age 74 of Ellen Court in Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late J.C. and Edna Crook Chambers ...
'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.