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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 28th, 2012

Dawson

Dorothy Ruth Simmonds, 54, Dawsonville
Dorothy Ruth Simmonds, age 54 of Dawsonville, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at her daughter's residence following a sudden illness.The family will receive friends ...
Lawrence (Larry) Albert Karst, Jr. Larry, age 61, died Saturday morning, January 28, 2012 in Dawsonville Georgia while engaging in his favorite activity, Golf. Born in Atlanta, Geo ...

Habersham

Maudie Barrett Moss, 91, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Maudie Barrett Moss, age 91, of Clarkesville will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Dr. Keith Allison and Rev. ...

Hall

Michael Paul Harris, 32, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Michael Paul Harris, age 32, of Gainesville, GA, who passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Mr. Harris was born in Huntington, WV, ...
Patricia Borders, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Borders, age 64 of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on January 28, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents: Nathaniel, Sr. and Virginia Carrithers, sister: Alice C ...
Roy Wilburn Tanner Jr., 45, Oakwood
Roy Wilburn Tanner Jr., 45, of Oakwood, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Thursday ...

Jackson

Larry Arnold Dalton, 70, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Arnold Dalton, age 70, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Mr. Dalton was born in Royston, GA, a son to ...

Lumpkin

Desiree Danielle Fletcher, 17, Dahlonega
Desiree Danielle Fletcher, age 17, of Dahlonega, GA, died January 26, 2012.Desiree was born in Gainesville, Florida. She attended Lumpkin County High School.She is survived by her ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Charlotte Gertrude Doering, age 96 of Cleveland. Mrs. Doering passed away Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Northeast Georgia ...
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.