Local Obits for Mon. Apr 9th, 2012
Elizabeth Snare Smith, age 87, u-pick farmer, retired educator and home economist, passed away peacefully at her home in Gillsville , Georgia on Monday, April 9, 2012. Born July 31 ...
William Lloyd (Bill) Hartman, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012. Bill studied at the Atlanta Boys School, was Chaplain of the American Legion, a founding f ...
Reagen Cierra White died April 9, 2012 at her home in Gainesville. She was only 17. Students at North Hall High School and Gainesville High School, where she had been a student, an ...
William Ray Howington, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Marett Lord, age 87, of Toccoa, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012 at Willow Gardens Assisted Living.Born February 17, 1925 in Fair Play, SC, she was a daughter ...
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.