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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 19th, 2009

Forsyth

Henry G. Neander, 90, Cumming
Henry G. Neander, age 90, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. A World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient who is remember as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great- ...

Gwinnett

Elva Jo Oâ, 78, Suwanee
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Marilyn Windsor Long, 75, Lawrenceville
Byars Funeral Home of Cumming announces the death of Marilyn Windsor Long, 75, of Lawrenceville, Georgia who passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, G ...
Violet A. McCracken, age 94 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James and Kimberly McCracken of Suwanee, Ga.; ...

Habersham

Nancy Lee Greenwood Payne, 69, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nancy Lee Greenwood Payne, age 69, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 2:00 PM from Hollywood Baptist Church. Pastor Don Samples and R ...

Hall

Emmett Monroe Priest, 93, Gainesville
Emmett Monroe Priest, 93, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. He was born in Decatur County, Ga. on March 3, 1916 and was a veteran of World War II servi ...
Eula Mae Dockery, 68, Murrayville
Mrs. Eula Mae Dockery, age 68, of Murrayville, GA died Thursday March 19, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Dockery was a native and lifelong resident of Lum ...
Faye Adams Cagle, 94, Gainesville
Funeral services for Faye Adams Cagle, age 94, of Gainesville will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21,2009 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dean Bryant and The Rev. ...
Margaret Davis Kesler, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:30pm, Sunday, March 22, 2009 at Littleand Davenport Funeral Home chapel for Margaret Davis Kesler, age 90, ofGainesville. Dr. Bill Coates will ...
T.L. Couch, 79, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Wardâ

Jackson

Rachel Ann Braselton McEver, 89, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Rachel Ann Braselton McEver, age 89, of Pendergrass who passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009. Mrs. McEver was born in Ja ...

White

Robert Michael Jackson, 54, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Michael Jackson, age 54 of Cleveland. Mr. Jackson passed away Thursday, March 19, 2009 at his residence follow ...
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.