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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 14th, 2011

Dawson

Marie Disharoon, 73, Dawsonville
Marie Disharoon, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 14, 2011 at Chestatee Regional Hospital following a period of declining health.Born April 22, 1937 to the late Hoyt ...

Forsyth

Athena Isaak Kalipetis, 84, Cumming
Athena Isaak Kalipetis, 84, of Cumming, GA. Passed away Monday, February 14, 2011 at her residence. A Graveside service will be held at the Long Island, NY National Cemetery at a ...
Emma Lou Farquhar, 102, Cumming
Emma Lou Farquhar, 102, of Cumming, GA died on February 11, 2011 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Abba, GA she was the daughter of the late Gene and Mary Reeves. Her beloved h ...
Homer Lewis Holtzclaw, 77, Cumming
Homer Lewis Holtzclaw, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Homer is preceded in death by his parents, Morris ...
Jewell Lucille Bramlett, age 86, of Cumming, passed away Monday, February 14, 2011 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Bramlett; and ...
Ronnie Manton, 65, Cumming
Ronnie Manton, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2011. He was an active member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Ronnie was an All State football player ...

Gwinnett

Margaret A. Hickey, 78, Buford
Margaret A. Hickey, age 78 of Buford, GA died Monday, February 14, 2011. Mrs. Hickey has been cremated and no services are planned at this time. She was preceded in death by her hu ...

Habersham

Dr. Shashikant Patel, 63, Toccoa
Dr. Shashikant Patel, age 63, of Salisbury, North Carolina, and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2011. Dr. Patel was born on October 19, 1947, in Ta ...
Robert Taylor Burke, Jr., 65, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Rev. Robert Taylor Burke, Jr., age 65 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from the Stonepile Baptist Church. Rev. John Humph ...

Hall

Margie Nell Crane, 75, Clermont
Funeral services for, Margie Nell Crane age 75 of Clermont, will be held Wednesday February 16,2011 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00a.m. The Rev. Dave Fortner will offici ...

White

Carolyn Joyner Embry, 91, Cleveland
Carolyn Joyner Embry passed away February 12, 2011 at 91 years old. She was born December 3, 1919 and was the 5th of 10 children of the Lillian Howard and William Hugh Joyner, Sr. ...
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.