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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 17th, 2017

Forsyth

Deborah Ertzberger, 60, Cumming
Deborah Ertzberger, 60, of Cumming passed away on February 17, 2017. She is predeceased in death by her father Horace Ertzberger. Deborah is survived by her mother Carolyn Er ...

Habersham

Norman “Junior” Davis, Jr., age 77 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on December 19, 1939, he was a son ...
Bernice Zuverink Dokter, 99, Cornelia
  Bernice Zuverink Dokter, age 99, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to her Heavenly home on Friday, February 17, 2017. Mrs. Dokter was born on May 23, 1917 in Holland, Michiga ...

Hall

Christopher Howard, 23, Flowery Branch
Mr. Christopher Howard, 23, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 20 ...
Charlie Johnson, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Johnson, 63, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Funeral Services will be he ...
Wanda Anne Parks, 74, Clermont
Mrs. Wanda Anne Parks, 74, of Clermont passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           A Memorial service will be h ...
Robert Aaron Passmore, 71, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Aaron Passmore, 71, of Gainesville passed away on Friday February 17, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           Funeral Services wi ...

Jackson

Margaret Ruth Ring Miller, 94, Milner, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margaret Ruth Ring Miller, age 94 of Milner, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 17, 2017. ...

Lumpkin

Martha Elizabeth Bailey Hall, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017.   She was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and enjoyed sharing her faith ...
Bruce Douglas Roydes, Jr., 38, Dahlonega
Bruce Douglas Roydes, Jr., age 38, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on February 16, 2017.   Bruce is preceded in death by his grandparents, Joyce Spain, Jack Roydes, and C ...

Stephens

Eloise Bachman Bertschin, 84, McDonough, formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Eloise Bachman Bertschin, age 84, of McDonough, Ga., formerly of Toccoa, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the home.    A daughter of the late Berley ...
'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.