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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 4th, 2018

Forsyth

William Donald (Bill) Abercrombie, 85, of Cumming, GA , formerly of Stone Mountain, GA went to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, January 4, 2018 after a courageous battle with ...
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46, Cumming
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2017.   He was born on December 31, 1971 in Hillegom, Netherlands, the son of Frans Beelen wh ...

Gwinnett

Dale Parten, 49, Buford
Dale Parten, age 49, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Rebecca Whited. Mr. Parten is survived by his sons, Devi ...
Ann Helton Pugh, 76, Sugar Hill
Ann Helton Pugh, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Eva Mae Helton. She is survived by her husba ...

Hall

Robert Lee Fuller, 77, Gainesville
  Mr. Robert Lee Fuller, 77, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 4, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Ch ...
David Jeffrey Knutson, 56, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Jeffrey Knutson, age 56, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funer ...
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76, Gainesville
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76 of Gainesville, Ga died on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was a member of Gainesville First United Methodist Church and had lived in Gainesville for ...

Jackson

Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, Braselton
  A funeral service to celebrate the life of Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, of Braselton, GA, will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 8, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camde ...

Lumpkin

George R. (Dutch) Aufderheide, II, 67, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018. Survivors include his son, George Aufderheide of Dahlonega; daughter, Liisa; brothers, ...

Other

Ruth Adams Akin, 83, Carnesville
Ruth Adams Akin, age 83 of Carnesville, passed away on January 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at New Salem Methodist Church, 2170 Hi ...
Julie Catherine Brown, 58, Athens
Ms. Julie Catherine Brown, age 58 of Athens died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Ms. Brown was born in Commerce to Fr ...

White

Tina Marie Coker “Pooker” Warren age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Seymour, Indiana on July 3, 1961 she was a daughter of  ...
'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.