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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 25th, 2010

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James Eugene "Jamie" Glaze, Jr., 52, of Cumming, GA died on October 25, 2010 at Emory University Hospital. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of Jane and James Eugene Gl ...
Sarah Edna Jackson, 94, Cumming
Sarah Edna Jackson, age 94, a lifelong resident of Cumming, Ga., passed away Monday, October 25, 2010. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cumming. Edna was preceded in dea ...
Selma Mote Sexton, 95, Cumming
Selma Mote Sexton, age 95, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Monday, October 25, 2010. She was the oldest member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband Ole ...

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James Stanley Knight, 74, Clarkesville
James Stanley Knight, age 74 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away Monday, October 25, 2010, at his residence following a courageous and graceful battle with Lewy Body Disease. Born in ...

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James Roy Roberts, 94, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for James Roy Roberts, age 94 of Clermont. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday October 27, 2010 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitatio ...
Peggy Ann Pirkle, 53, Gainesville
Peggy Ann Pirkle, age 53 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away October 25, 2010, following an extended illness. She is survived by her Mother and Father, James and Jonell Pirkle. A s ...
R.L. Rogers, 78, Bremen
Funeral Services are scheduled for 7:30pm Wednesday October 27 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. R.L. Rogers age 78 of Bremen, GA. The family will receive friends from ...
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.