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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 3rd, 2018

Dawson

Marie Ann Luranc, 79, Dawsonville
Marie Ann Luranc, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in her home following a brief illness.  Marie was born in Utica, New York in 1938, the first ch ...

Forsyth

Mildred Imogene Bolton Allison, 80, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family.  Mildred loved the outdoors and ga ...
Fairy Byrd Croy, 82, Cumming
Fairy Byrd Croy, 82, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Fairy was a very loving and amazing wife, mother, and Nana. Survivors include her husband, Jack A. ...
Skylar Lane Picklesimer, inf, Cumming
Little Miss Skylar Lane Picklesimer, 3 month old daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Picklesimer, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her grandfat ...

Gwinnett

Michael Burdeshaw, 45, Suwanee
Michael Burdeshaw, age 45, of Suwanee, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.   No services are planned at this time.   Ingram Funeral Home & Cremator ...

Habersham

James Carlton Jarrell, Jr, 88, Clarkesville
  James Carlton Jarrell, Jr., age 88 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on ...

Hall

Mark David Allen, 55, Flowery Branch
Mark David Allen, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. He is survived by his son, Joshua David Allen, Danielsville, GA and Daniel Jeremiah Allen, F ...
Betty Fennell Leonard, 85, Gainesville formerly of Cleveland
Betty Fennell Leonard, age 85 of Gainesville and formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Born on July 14, 1932 in Clarkesville, Georgia, she was a daug ...
Antonia Sica, 94, Flowery Branch
Antonia Sica of Flowery Branch passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 94.  She is predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Bill, her parents, Onofio and Agostina, her sis ...
Patricia Ann "Pat" Minor, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann "Pat" Minor, 81 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 3, 2017 at her residence Born in Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Minor had lived in Hall County ...
Susan E. Newman, 56, Gainesville
Susan E. Newman of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning December 27, 2017. Susan was born in Newnan, Georgia on September 13th, 1961. She was a 1979 grad ...
  Ernest Council Williams, MD Beloved father and respected surgeon passed away at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia on January 3, 2018. He was born in Blowing ...

Lumpkin

Tony Waters, 70, Dahlonega
Tony Waters, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Tony attended Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Church in Dawsonville, GA. He was a mechanic for many years. ...
Larry Lane Cates, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Larry Lane Cates, age 67, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Larry was born in Atlanta, GA on February 22, 1950 to the late Robert Carlton and Katherin ...

Other

Hunter Holman, 7, Ball Ground
Hunter Holman, age 7, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Survivors include his parents, Kimberly Holman and Justin Nash both of Ball Ground, GA.; grandparents, Dorthy Holm ...

White

Emory Ray Dover, 77, Cleveland
Emory Ray Dover, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Mr. Dover was born January 23, 1940 in Blairsville, GA to the late Grady and Cora Collins Dov ...
'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.