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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 29th, 2017

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Shirley Ann Bolton, 86, Cumming
Shirley Ann Bolton, 86 of Cumming, GA passed away on December 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice of Cumming, GA. She was born on June 3, 1931 in Caro, MI, the daughter of Clair and Jul ...

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Charles Larry Garrett, 68, Cornelia
Charles Larry Garrett, age 68 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017. Born in Sitka, Kentucky on June 02, 1949, he was a son the late Ernest Garrett & ...
 Funeral services for Janet Elaine Thomason Parham, age 56, of Mt. Airy, will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 2:00 PM from the First Baptist Church of Cornelia with Dr. ...

Hall

Kevin Andrew Schaefer, 47, Flowery Branch
Mr. Kevin Andrew Schaefer, age 47, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. No services will be held locally. Mr. Schaefer was born March 3, 1970 to Patricia ...
Shirley Ewell, 77, Flowery Branch
Ms. Shirley Ewell, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at Bell Minor Home, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Dece ...
Betty Sue Gilleland, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services for Betty Sue Gilleland, 88, of Gainesville will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home. Rev. Mike Gilleland and Rev. ...
Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Rogers, 59, Gainesville
Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Rogers, 59, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm. On Wednesday, January 3, 201 ...

Jackson

Lawrence Stancil David Jr., age 50, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. Survivors include his father Lawrence David Stancil Sr.; sons DJ and Shane Knight; daughters Amber Nicole ...
Mildred Jackson Measamer, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Jackson Measamer, age 79 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, December 29, 2017.  Mrs. Measamer was born ...
Sandra Seymour Sheridan, 62, Maysville
Mrs. Sandra Seymour Sheridan, age 62, of Maysville, GA died Friday, December 29, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Sheridan was born in Commerce to the late John and Dot Barrett Se ...

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Edoria Rose Thomas, 86, Gulf Breeze, FL
Edoria Rose Thomas, 86 of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away on December 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice of Cumming, GA. She was born on February 23, 1931 in Kansas City, MO. Edoria is ...
'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.