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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

Helen Mayfield Duncan, 84, Buford
Helen Mayfield Duncan, age 84, of Buford, GA and Duncan Corners Community passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her daugh ...

Hall

Sharon Renee Spiva, 52, Gainesville
Sharon Renee Spiva, 52, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away September 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial ...
Christiane Maria Dabney, 68, Gainesville
Christiane Maria Dabney, 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at her residence.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at ...
Matha I. Lynn, 89, Gainesville
Matha I. Lynn, 89, of Gainesville died Friday September 8, 2017.   Mrs. Lynn was born November 7, 1927 in Alma, GA.,  to the late Youngie L. and Mamie Luke.   She is ...
Johnny Lee Mangum, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Lee Mangum, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, September 08, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2 ...
Dennis Thayer, 73, Gainesville
Dennis Thayer, 73 of Gainesville died Friday September 8, 2017 at his residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & ...
Dennis C. Thayer, 73, Gainesville
Dennis C. Thayer of Gainesville, GA passed away September 8th, 2017 at age 73 from metastatic cancer. Born in Orange, California, he spent his childhood moving across the country f ...
Patsy Ann Hooper Williamson, 72, Gainesville
Patsy Ann Hooper Williamson, age 72 of Gainesville, GA, passed away September 8, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Williamson was born August 5, 1945 to ...

Other

Wilma B. Underwood Cotton Holden, age 77 of Acworth, GA passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.   Born in Maysville, GA on Sept. 25, 1939, Mrs. Holden was the daughter of the ...

Stephens

Tommy Reed, 62, Toccoa
Mr. Tommy Reed age 62 of Highview Road passed away Friday September 8, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Sam and Ruby Mae Broome Westbrook, he was born on Augu ...
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.