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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 28th, 2011

Banks

James Travis Guess, 62, Gillsville
James Travis Guess, 62, of Gillsville passed away Thursday July 28, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services will be held Saturday Ju ...

Forsyth

Thomas Eugene Curry, 83, Cumming
October 5, 1927, Tom was born in Hamilton, KS, to parents Thomas Preston Curry (1899-1958) and Clara Irma Manis Curry (1905-1999). He passed away at his home, 3103 Columns Drive, C ...
Tom L. Jones, 75, Cumming
Tom L. Jones, 75, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Atlanta on July 28, 2011. Born in Pickens County, GA he was the son of the late Lawrence and Lola Bell Jones.Tom is sur ...

Gwinnett

John Morris Bennett, 72, Powder Springs
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Atlanta West Pentecostal Church in Lithia Springs for John Morris Bennett, 72, of Powder Springs. Rev. Darrel ...

Habersham

Doris Smith Ricketson, 83, Cornelia
Doris Smith Ricketson, age 83, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her residence.Born in Smithville, TX on August 18, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Hen ...

Hall

Irene Stevens Holman, NA, Gainesville
Irene Stevens Holman, of Gainesville, Passed away Thursday July 28, 2011. Funeral Services to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home 758 Main Street Gainesville. www.wardsfh.com
Irene Stevens Holman, NA, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday July 31, 2011 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Irene Stevens Holman of Gainesville. Rev. Les Fuller and Rev. Steve Baker will off ...
Jack Lewis Reed, 76, Gainesville
Jack Lewis Reed, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 31, 20 ...
JoAnn Mullings, 69, Lula
JoAnn Mullings, age 69 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 31 ...
Perry Neal Oliver, 63, Lula
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces that funeral services for Perry Neal Oliver, 63, of Lula will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chap ...

Jackson

David Richard "Dave" King, 53, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Richard "Dave" King, age 53, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011. Mr. King was born in Philadelph ...

White

Dennis Lamar Seymour, 64, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Sgt. Dennis "Bugs" Lamar Seymour, 64, of Cleveland. Sgt. Seymour passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at his re ...
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.