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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 7th, 2018

Gwinnett

Dr. James Charles McCain, devoted husband, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather of Dacula, GA passed away Jan. 7, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born in LaGrange, GA o ...
Bille R. Ramey, 82, Dacula
Billy R. Ramey, age 82, of Dacula, GA passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, Patsy F. Ramey; parents, Cleamon and Birdi ...

Habersham

Willis Howard Thomason, 82, Mt. Airy
  Funeral services for Willis Howard Thomason, age 82, of Mt. Airy will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Chris York, Rev ...
Samuel Allen Williams, 68, Cornelia
Samuel Allen Williams, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018. No services will be held at this time. Those wishing to express online condolence ...

Hall

Eugenia Deaton, 90, Gainesville
The family of Eugenia Deaton (Mrs. Hubert J. Deaton, Jr.) is saddened to announce her passing after a brief illness. She died in Gainesville, GA at 90 years of age. Genie was bo ...
Howard Lee Davis, 76, Clermont
Howard Lee Davis, 76, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 7, 2018 surrounded by his adoring family. Howard was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother.  H ...

Jackson

Derith M. Landry, 92, Hoschton
Mrs. Derith M. Landry, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Angel Gardens, surrounded by her family. Private Memorial Services will be held at a later date ...
Cecil Adair Blackstock age 94, of Talmo, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at New Horizons Lanier Park after an extended illness. Cecil was preceded in death by his wife ...
Raoul Jean Fouquet, Jr, 63, Commerce
Raoul Jean Fouquet, Jr. age 63 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 07, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Jan. 28, 1954 in Akron, OH, Mr. Fouquet was the son of the l ...
Marion “CB” Lee Meaders, Sr., age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.   Born on Dec. 14, 1943 in West Point, MS, he was the son of the late ...

Other

Nancy Beck, 84, Stockbridge
Nancy Beck, 84, of McDonough, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday January 6, 2018 at Autumn Leaves of Stockbridge following a period of declining health. Born Septembe ...

Rabun

Bruce Frederick Sekeres, age 76, of Tiger, Georgia, passed away on January 7, 2018. He was the son of the late Julius Sekeres and Caroline Poplar Sekeres and was born June 6, 1 ...

Stephens

Betty Anderson Fuller, 84, Toccoa
Mrs. Betty Anderson Fuller, age 84, of Poplar Street in Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home. A daughter of the late Floyd and Edna Belle Hulsey Anderson, she ...
Larry Mark Shirley, 51, Toccoa
Mr. Larry Mark Shirley, age 51 of Branden Berry Drive in Toccoa passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of Mrs. Ruby Pless Norris and th ...

White

June W. Smith, 81, Cleveland
June W. Smith, age 81, of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Lithonia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Smith was born on ...
'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.