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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 11th, 2011

Dawson

Estelle Reece, 72, Dawsonville
Estelle Reece, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 11, 2011 at Hew Horizons West following an extended illness.Born March 5, 1939 in Gilmer County to the late Mantley a ...

Forsyth

GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, Fairmont
GARY DOUGLAS HOLCOMB, 38, of Fairmont, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 11th, 2011.He is survived by his parents, Gary and Betty Farmer of Dahlonega, Georgia; fiancé ...
Gerald Anthony Hodapp, 63, Cumming
Gerald Anthony "Jerry" Hodapp, age 63, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He was a longtime employee of Verizon Wireless. Jerry loved spending time with ...
Veronica Meade, 71, Cumming
Veronica "Ronnie" Meade, born August 28, 1940, formerly from Boston, Mass, entered into eternal peace Sunday September 11, 2011.Her final days were spent surrounded by fa ...
Wayne Larsen, 66, Cumming
Mr. Wayne Larsen, age 66, of Cumming, formerly of Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Johnnie Larsen. Survivors include h ...

Hall

Norman J. Bragg Sr., 74, Murrayville
Mr. Norman J. Bragg Sr., age 74, of Murrayville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.Mr. Bragg was the son of the late Norman R. Bragg and Clara Bruock Bragg.Mr. Bragg was a self employed ...
Shirley Nell Jones, 68, Gainesville
Shirley Nell Jones, age 68, of Gainesville, Ga. died September 11, 2011.She was the daughter of the late Luther Daniel Jones and Mary Lou Parks Jones. She is survived by her sister ...

Jackson

George O'Kelley Sr., 74, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George Dilmos O'Kelley Sr., age 74, of Maysville, Ga. who passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2011.Mr. O'Kelley was born in ...
Tammie Marie Bryant, age 52, of Hull, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011. Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Eastside Baptist Church, Winde ...

Rabun

Truett Thompson, 82, Clayton
Truett Thompson, 82, of Clayton, GA passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center.He was born in Persimmon Community, Rabun County, Georgia and was the so ...

White

David Roy Chastain, 75, Helen
David Roy Chastain, age 75 of Helen, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Chastain was born May 5, 1936 in Young Harris to the late Vea a ...
Lamar Allen,, 70, Cleveland
Lamar Allen, age 70 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Allen was born September 20, 1940 in Habersham County to the late ...
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.