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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 27th, 2010

Banks

Edmond "Cuckle" Dodd, 67, Maysville
Edmond "Cuckle" Dodd, age 67 of Maysville, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010, at BJC Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on October 21, 1942, he was the son of the ...

Dawson

Rondall L. "Ron" Ward, 69, Dawsonville
Rondall L. "Ron" Ward, 69, of Dawsonville died Friday August 27, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Born December 13, 1940 to the late Le ...

Forsyth

Helen Marie Newcomb, 84, Cumming
Helen Marie Newcomb, age 84 of Roswell, Georgia passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A private on ...
Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey, 54, Birmingham,AL
Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey, age 54, of Birmingham, AL., formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Ray Ben ...
Thomas C. Evers, 64, Cumming
Thomas C. Evers, 64, of Cumming, GA passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. Born in Plant City, FL, he is the son of the late John and Regina Evers.Mr. Evers relocated to GA from Bran ...
Vicki Mashburn Benson, 53, Cumming
Mrs. Vicki Mashburn Benson, age 53 of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 28, 2010. Mrs. Benson was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church in Forsyth County. She was preceded in de ...

Habersham

Mr. Dennis "Pop" Anderson, age 77, of Alto passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 at Northeast GA Medical Center. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by ...
Emily Frances Cash Tidwell, age 94, of Cornelia, GA passed away, Friday, August 27, 2010 in Decatur, Georgia following an extended illness. Mrs. Tidwell was born in Cornelia, GA o ...

Hall

Daniel Matthews, 61, Hull
Mr. Daniel Matthews, age 61, of Hull, GA died Friday August 27, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Matthews was born in Marietta, GA to Claudia Eubanks Matthews of Commer ...
Mark A. Springston, 44, Lula
Mark A. Springston, 44, Lula passed away Thursday August 26, 2010. Complete arrangements to be announced later by Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Willard Greenberry Croft, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Willard Greenberry Croft, 87 of Gainesville died Friday August 27, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Croft had lived in Gainesvill ...

Jackson

Houston Wayne Osborn, 66, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Houston Wayne Osborn, 66, of Commerce who died on Thursday evening at BJC Hospital in Commerce. Born in Cedartown, GA, he was the son of Ar ...
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.