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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 30th, 2009

Forsyth

Mrs. Brenda Maureen 'Nannie' Smith, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Ruby Brooks. Surv ...
Mrs. Elizabeth Holbrook Prodny, age 88, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. She was a member of Cumming United Methodist Church and retired from Sawnee EMC after ...
Ida Goldstein Wolf, 101, Atlanta
Ida Goldstein Wolf, age 101 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. Graveside Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery on Wednesday, September 1, ...
Willie Mae Crumbley, 81, Cumming
Willie Mae Crumbley, 81, of Cumming, GA died on August 30, 2009 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Center. Born in Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Ether and Imogene Evans ...

Habersham

James Hoyt Smith, 79, Mt. Airy
James Hoyt Smith, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on September 13, 1929, he was the son of t ...

Hall

Michael Graham, Flowery Branch
Mr. Michael Conley Graham, age 60, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia. A memorial service for Mr. Conle ...
Myrtle Davis, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Myrtle Davis, age, 73, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Lumpkin County, died Sunday August 30, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a br ...
Paula Rivas, 98, Brooklyn, New York
Paula Rivas, age 98 of Brooklyn, New York, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2009 at Woodhall Hospital in Brooklyn, New York following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...

Jackson

Clarence Simmons, 100, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clarence Grover Simmons, age 100, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2009. Mr. Simmons was born on August 19, 1909, a ...
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.