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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 6th, 2012

Banks

Patricia Blackburn Andrews, age 61, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Mrs. Andrews was born in Jackson County, on December 5, 1950, to the late Roy and Ruth B ...

Dawson

Laura J. Feagin, 67, Dawsonville
Laura J. Feagin, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 6, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following an extended illness.Born October 6, 1944 in Copperhill, Tennessee, she had live ...

Forsyth

Stephen Michael Travis, 46, Cumming
Stephen Michael Travis, 46, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at Gwinnett Medical Center Duluth.The family has not announced the Celebration of Life Memor ...
Sylvi Eloise Goss, 65, Cumming
Sylvi Eloise Goss, 65, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Servic ...

Habersham

Sarah M. Cook, 82, Demorest
Sarah Mae Cook, age 82 of Demorest, passed away Tuesday, March 06, 2012, in North Carolina.Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Shady Grove Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Barbara Ann Sparks, 77, Flowery Branch
Barbara Ann Sparks, age 77 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Diane Perry Eller, 62, Gainesville
Mrs. Diane Perry Eller, age 62 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, Mar ...
Eva Louise Wilson, 73, Clermont
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 8, 2012 in Christian Hill Baptist Church for, Eva Louise Wilson age 73 of Clermont.Visitation was Wednesday at the funeral ...
Frank McKinney, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Frank McKinney, age 87, of Macon, passed away Tuesday, March 06, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2012 from the ...
Honora M. "Nora" Hyde, 91, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday March 8, 2012 in St. Michael Catholic Church for Honora M. "Nora" Hyde, 91, of Gainesville. Father Gamia Barona will offici ...
Reginald Bill Brady, 83, Ball Ground
Funeral services will be held Friday March 9,2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel for Reginald Bill Brady age 83 of Ball Ground. Visitation will be Thursday March 8, ...

Jackson

Kevin Chester Barnett, 31, Commerce
Mr. Kevin Chester Barnett, age 31, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Barnett was born in Commerce, GA to Terry C. Barnett of Nic ...
Mildred Thomas Seay, 86, Commerce
Mrs. Mildred Thomas Seay, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.Mrs. Seay was born in Greene County to the late William Marcus and Viola R ...

Lumpkin

Charles Jon Stone, 71, Dahlonega
Charles Jon Stone, 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Carolinas Medical Center-Northeast in Concord, NC, surrounded by his family. Jon w ...
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.