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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 25th, 2017

Forsyth

Mary Loyce Cape, 82, Cumming
Mary Loyce Cape, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017. Mary Loyce was a member and Sunday School Teacher at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She was ...

Habersham

Deborah Sue Bowman, 68, Clarkesville
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Deborah Sue Bowman, 68 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on August 24, 2017.    Mrs. Bowman was born on August 8, 1949 ...
Waylon Kane Bryan, inf, Demorest
Baby Waylon Kane Bryan of Demorest, entered into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father onAugust 25, 2017.  Survivorsinclude his parents, Kayla McMurray and Jesse Bryan, De ...

Hall

Faye Wellborn, 71, Braselton
Mrs. Faye Wellborn, age 71, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services wi ...
Oscar “O.C.” Charles Forrester, 77, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Friday, August25, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Au ...
Azin Price, 56, Gainesville
Azin Price, age 56, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, August 25, 2017.  She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church in Hall County. She obtained an Associate Degree in C ...

Jackson

Charlotte Sue Brown, 56, Commerce
Charlotte Sue Brown, age 56 of Commerce, GA passed away Friday, August 25, 2017.   Born in Hollywood, FL on April 05, 1961, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Tenni ...
Lillian Virginia Watts Coffey, 95, of Hoschton passed away Friday, August 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug ...
Michael Swofford, 49, Jefferson
Michael Swofford, age 49, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Friday, August 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, James H. Swofford. He is survived by his best friend in a ...

Lumpkin

Herbert Richard Adams, 72, Dahlonega
Mr. Herbert Richard Adams, age 72, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017.   Mr. Adams, a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, was born on December ...
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.