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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 22nd, 2018

Banks

Timothy Riley Broome, 12, Maysville
Timothy Riley Broome, 12, of Maysville, GA passed away February 18, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park ...

Dawson

Mr. Philip “Phil” Harold Aubertine, age 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018.   Mr. Aubertine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts ...
Claudine Dimitroff, 88, Dawsonville
Claudine Dimitroff, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 16, 2018 at Phoenix Cove Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born September 27, 1929 in Lo ...

Forsyth

Larry Wayne Forquer, 82, Cumming
Larry Wayne Forquer 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 14, 2018. He is survived by his wife Mari, daughter; Tammy Beeman, and his brothers Gary and Gene. Visitation wi ...
John D. Scholl, 95, Cumming
John D. Scholl of Cumming, GA. born August 3, 1923 in Laporte, IN to John and Margaret (Steinfeldt) Scholl, married Winifred V. Jourdain, who preceded him in death , at LaPorte Dec ...

Gwinnett

Kerrey Michelle Elkins, age 46, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. She is survived by her husband of thirteen years, Terry Lee Elkins, Buford, GA; children, ...
Patricia “Pat” Brown Samples, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Larry Samp ...
Kathryn A. Baird, 67, Buford
Kathryn A. Baird, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father, George Michael Lawrence. She is survived by her son and da ...
Valentina Vazemiller, 76, Lawrenceville
Valentina Vazemiller, age 76, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. She was preceded in death on September 20, 2015 by her husband, Edward Vazemiller. She ...

Habersham

  William Xavier Maleke Carter, age 2 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia foll ...
Judy Cook, 70, Clarkesville
Judy Cook, age 70, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Mrs. Cook was born on March 10, 1947, in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in dea ...
  Jodi Lane Williams Gerrell, age 42 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018.  Born in Stephens County, Georgia on October 7, 1975, she was a daughter ...
Janie Whitfield Hicks, 82, Demorest
  Mrs. Janie Whitfield Hicks, age 82 of Demorest, Georgia passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Ed and Ida Dooley Whitfield, she ...

Hall

Tranis Gene Bryson, 59, Clermont
Tranis Gene Bryson, age 59 of Clermont, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home ...
Elizabeth Yancey Pulliam, 89, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Elizabeth Yancey Pulliam, age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center - Braselton, surrounded by her family. Funera ...
Osa Pauline Beasley, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Osa Pauline Beasley, age 78, of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the ...
Jean Ann Chandler, 72, Gainesville
Jean Ann Chandler, 72, of Gainesville, GA. passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 peacefully in her sleep following an extended illness. Born in Coventry, England on February 3, ...
Louise Coffee Chapman, 101, Gainesville
Louise Coffee Chapman went to be with Jesus on February 19, 2018 at the age of 101.   She was preceded in death by her husband, T.J. Chapman; parents, John and Louisa ...
Ricky Curtis "Duck" Crane, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ricky Curtis Crane, or “Duck” as many knew him, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Febr ...
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, 83, Gainesville formerly of Anderson, SC
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, of Gainesville, GA., formerly of Anderson, SC, died Sunday, February 11, at Lanier Village Estates retirement community in Gainesville, GA, his ho ...
Carolyn Jane Grantham Mangum, 82, Gainesville
Carolyn Jane Grantham Mangum, 82, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in ch ...
George William McVay, 84, Flowery Branch
George William McVay, 84, of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturda ...
Glenn Satterfield, 93, Gainesville
Glenn Satterfield, 93 of Gainesville passed away Sunday February 18, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Lumpkin County, Mr. Satterfield had lived in Hall Coun ...
Geraldine Martin Smallwood, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Geraldine Martin Smallwood, 85, of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Campus on Saturday, February 17, 2018 following a brief illness surrou ...
Evelyn Cantrell Smith, 86, Gainesville
Evelyn Cantrell Smith, 86 of Gainesville passed away Sunday February 18, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifetime resident of Gainesville, Mrs. Smith was the dau ...
Christopher David Thronson, 42, Gainesville
Christopher David Thronson, 42, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018.   He was born on December 19, 1975 in Pensacola, FL.   A priv ...
Charlene Turner, 74, Flowery Branch
Charlene Turner, 74, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday February 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born March 13, 1943 in Brunswick, G ...
Edwin Wheeler, 78, Gainesvill
Edwin Wheeler Jr. age 78 of Gainesville, GA passed away on February 16, 2018. Funeral Services will be held at Bethel AME church, 900 Mill Street, Gainesville, GA at 1:00 PM.  ...
Mary T. White, 88, Clermont
Mrs. Mary T. White, 88, of Clermont, died Sunday February 18, 2018. Little & Davenport Funeral Home.

Jackson

Donald Lee Beall, 87, Hoschton
Mr. Donald Lee Beall, age 87, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Lanier Lodge, surrounded by his family. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February ...
Edna Wood Brown, 91, Commerce
Edna Wood Brown, age 91 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.   Born in Maysville, GA on Aug. 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late R.J. and Cleo Nicho ...
Jack Charles Freeman, 88, Jefferson
Jack Charles Freeman, 88, of Jefferson, Ga, made is his way home to Jesus on February 19, 2018.  Charles left this world surrounded by loved ones, knowing he had accomplished ...
Angela Rose Hale, 58, Nicholson
Mrs. Angela Rose Hale, age 58, of Nicholson died Monday, February 19, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Hale was born in Nicholson to the late, W.C. and Grace Kittle Brown.  M ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Helen Copeland Whatley Mulkey, age 95, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Mrs. Mulkey was born in T ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Walter Richard “Dicky” Nixon, age 76 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Sunday, February 1 ...
Lonnie Thomas Patton, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lonnie Thomas Patton, age 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Mr. Patton was born in Atlanta, Geo ...

Lumpkin

Charles Thomas (Tom) Brown, Ph.D., of Dahlonega, GA and former resident of Atlanta, GA, lost his courageous battle with glioblastoma brain cancer on February 15, 2018. Tom was b ...
Paul Phillip Pettyjohn, 53, Dahlonega
Mr. Paul Phillip Pettyjohn, age 53, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Paul was born January 11, 1965 in Duluth, ...
Leonard Vince Wood, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Leonard Vince Wood, age 60 of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018.   Vince was born on August 10, 1957 to Allene Smith and the late Bill Wood. In addi ...
Mattie Blondene Bryan, 78, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mattie Blondene Bryan, age 78 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018.   Mrs. Bryan was born in Suches on June 25, 1939 to the late Homer and Mabell Wil ...

Other

Wanda Lee Gaylor, 82, Jasper formerly of Cumming
Wanda Lee Gaylor, age 82, of Jasper, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Crema ...

Stephens

Mr. William Jackson Miller, age 73 of Buena Vista Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Winder, Georgia. A son of the late James ...
Mrs. Bonnie Smith Youngblood, age 91 of Hilltop Way, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of her daughter. A daughter of the late Riley David Smith, Sr. a ...

White

Mrs. Lois Mae Kastner, 73, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Lois Mae Kastner, age 73 of Cleveland. Mrs. Kastner passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018.  Funeral arrangeme ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'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.