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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 30th, 2009

Forsyth

Ella Mae Day, 65, Cumming
Mrs. Ella Mae Day, age 65, of Greenville, SC., passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Survivors include her parents Ralph and Ellen Day; brother Billy Day; cousins Dorothy H ...

Habersham

Ruby Lee Wood, 91, Cornelia
Ruby Lee Wood, age 91, of Cornelia, GA passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Mrs. Wood was born in Habersham County on May 2, 1918 to the late Gardner Estee and Ella Victoria ...

Hall

London Travon Hendrix, 41, Gainesville
London Travon Hendrix, age 41 of Boone Street, Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Fune ...
Mildred Bowden Hanes, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred Bowden Hanes age 94 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 30, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Graveside Services are sc ...
Mitch Farmer, 36, Flowery Branch
Mitch Farmer, 36 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday December 30, 2009. Funeral Services will be Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. ...
Mitchell Chad, 36, Flowery Branch
Mitch Farmer, 36 of Flowery Branch passed away December 30, 2009. Funeral Services will be Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The body will lie ...
Mr. D.C. Grizzle, 85, Gainesville
D. C. Grizzle, age 85, of Wiley Road, Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are sched ...
Robert Willie Johnson, 60, Gainesville
Robert Willie Johnson, age 60, of Gainesville, Ga died Tuesday, December 30, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Johnson of Elberton, GA. He is s ...

Lumpkin

Robert Almand Lanford, 75, Dahlonega
The Reverend Mr. Robert Almand Lanford, Sr. passed away December 30, 2009 at his home, â

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Howard 'Curley', 94, Cleveland
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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.