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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2011

Gwinnett

Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, 85, Buford
Sarah Elizabeth Dodd, age 85, of Buford, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Ham ...

Habersham

Lovadia Etta Chastain Gerrin, age 83, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on August 22, 1927, in Habersham County, GA, sh ...
Ronnie L. Meeks, 57, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ronnie Lloyd Meeks, age 57, of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Paul Morris and Rev. J ...

Hall

Janice Smith-Granger, 57, Gainesville
Janice Smith-Granger, age 57 of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, March 3, 2011. Celebration will be held Thursday, March 10th at 2pm at Heart Outreach Ministries, Atlanta Hwy, Gaines ...
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret L. Carrier, 74, of Braselton, GA formerly of Miami, Florida, died Thursday, March 3, 2011. A Mass of Celebration will be held at 1:00pm Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Micha ...
Selma Diane Latty, 51, Oakwood
Selma Diane Latty of Oakwood went home to be with Jesus on Thursday March 3 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm Sunday March 6 ...

Jackson

Alton Lawrence Melear, 53, Hoschton
Alton Lawrence Melear age 53 of Hoschton, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Lawson Funeral Home. The Rev. ...
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74, Braselton
Margaret Lillian Carrier, 74 of Braselton died Thursday March 3, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later ...

Towns

Mr. Doyle Malcolm "Mike" Jones Jr., age 58, of Hiawassee, Ga. passed away March 1, 2011. Mr. Jones was born in Orlando, FL, a son to Mrs. Vivian Taylor Simmons of Jeffe ...
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.