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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 22nd, 2017

Forsyth

Janie Grace Cox, 87, Cumming
Janie Grace Cox, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Janie was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She will always be remembered as a lov ...

Hall

Clyde Thomason, 86, Murrayville
            Clyde Thomason SMSgt, USAF, Retired, age 86 of Murrayville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his ...
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, Gainesville
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, of Gainesville, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Jackson

John Edward Gray, 52, Jefferson
John Edward Gray, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  John enjoyed being outdoors and playing his guitar.  Survivors include his mother Cynthia Ha ...

Lumpkin

Gean Brookshire Sutton, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gean Brookshire Sutton, age 94, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center.  Mrs. Sutton was a native and lifetime resident of ...

Other

John Daniel Goza, 74, East Point
John Daniel Goza, age 74, of East Point passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  Mr. Goza was a builder and worked on cars.  He was a collector of different items.  Su ...
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.