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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 1st, 2018

Banks

Ruth Crump Cochran, 88, Baldwin
Ruth Crump Cochran, age 88, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. Mrs. Cochran was born on December 31, 1929, in Rabun County, Georgia; a daughter of the ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Rene “Patti” Terrette, age 58, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father Meredith Smith, Sr.; and brother, ...

Hall

Myrtle Shirley Whitt, 75, Flowery Branch
Ms. Myrtle Shirley Whitt, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away peacefully Monday, January 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her loving f ...

Jackson

William Smith, 73, Hoschton
William Ray Smith, age 73, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018. He worked 30 plus years at Thrall Car. He loved sports and was a big Ga Tech fan. He was a loving father. Survivors ...

Lumpkin

It is with great sadness that the family of Theodore “Ted” John Figarola, Jr. announce his passing on January 1, 2018 after a long illness. Ted was born on June 24, 194 ...

Other

CARLSON, Mary “Joyce” (Kimsey) Carlson, 86, of Norcross, Georgia, entered peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 1st, 2018, in th ...

Stephens

Charles Shedd, 90, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Shedd, age 90, of Phillips Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the home. The son of the late Wesley and Lillian Mae Adams Shedd, he was born ...

White

Ernestine Harkins Wiley, 83, Cleveland
Ernestine Harkins Wiley, age 83 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on January 1, 2018. Mrs. Wiley was born on February 16, 1934 to her late parents Ernest Harkins and Mandy Ing ...
Anderson "Andy" Hope, 81, Cleveland
Anderson “Andy” Hope, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018. Andy was born January 31, 1936 in Lumpkin County to the late William Albert Hope and ...
'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.