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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 23rd, 2017

Gwinnett

R.C. Millwood, 89, Buford
R.C. Millwood, age 89, of Conyers, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The Family will receive friends Friday evening, August 25, 2017, from 6-8 PM at thei ...
Paul M. “Bud” Pugh, 88, Suwanee
Mr. Paul M. “Bud” Pugh, age 88, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy “Dot” Brogdon Pugh; ...

Hall

Frances Mogree Curry, 88, Gainesville
Frances Mogree Curry, 88, of Gainesville GA, went home to her Lord & Savior August 23, 2017. Known as Granny to most, a kind heart to all, she will be deeply missed. She is pre ...
Larry Junior Millwood, 73, Gainesville
  Larry Junior Millwood, 73, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, A ...
Funeral services will be held Sunday August 27, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of Wards Funeral Home for James “Jay” Christopher Davis, 44, of Murrayville. Rev. John D ...
James Christopher Davis, 44, Murrayville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Sunday August 27, 2017 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for James Christopher Davis age 44 of Murrayville. The Rev. John Dell will of ...
Louella Phipps, 89, Murrayville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Sunday August 27, 2017 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Louella Phipps age 89 of Murrayville. The Rev. John Dell will officiate. I ...
Louella Pearl Phipps, 89, Murrayville
Funeral services will be held Sunday August 27, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in  the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Louella Pearl Phipps, 89, of  Murrayville. Rev. John D ...
Alexander Smith, 86, cLER
Alexander Smith, 86, of Clermont, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at his residence.           Funeral services wi ...

Jackson

Mr. Rayburn (Ray) Luther Bellamy, age 80 of Commerce died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Bellamy was born in Carnesville and was r ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Lynn Bradley Bennett, age 60 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, August 23, 2017.  Mrs. Bennett was b ...
Dana McGee, 57, Commerce
 Mrs. Dana McGee, age 57, of Commerce died Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mrs. McGee was born in Gadsden, AL to Peggy Shaw Murph ...

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Mary Phillips McElmurray, 92, Hephzibah
MARY OLIVET PHILLIPS McELMURRAY Born on November 5, 1924, Mary Phillips McElmurray, age 92, completed a life well-lived on August 23, 2017. A native of North Augusta, SC, at ...
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.