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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2012

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Darryl Bruce Fore, 68, Winder
Darryl Bruce Fore, age 68, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012. Bruce loved working with the children at Easter Seal Headstart, his family, his friends, Raschal his dog, ...

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Patsy Ann Dollar Wiley, age 77 of Buford, GA entered in to Heaven Saturday, July 21, 2012 after an extended illness. Patsy was a native of Buford but traveled many years outside of ...

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Pretchel "Lillie Mae" Brady Pitts, age 90 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2012, at her resid ...

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James Agbert Phagan, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Agbert Phagan age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday July 21, 2012 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral Services are scheduled for Mon ...
James William Craven, 91, Gillsville
Mr. James William Craven, age 91 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Brighter Mornings. Mr. Craven was born in Jefferson to the late, Bill and Annie Craven. M ...
Jerry Ann (Jerrett) Bishop, 67, Gainesville
Jerry Ann (Jerrett) Bishop age 67 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on July21, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services are scheduled for Thursday J ...
Jimmy Ray Gaddis, a beloved Daddy & Papa, died at 64 on Saturday July 21, 2012. After a courageous seven-month battle with melanoma cancer, Jimmy passed away peacefully at NE G ...

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James Edwin Ivester, 68, Toccoa
Mr. James Edwin Ivester, age 68, of Toccoa, passed away, Saturday, July 21, 2012 at his home. Born September 17, 1943 in Franklin County, he was a son of the late Stephens Odis and ...
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.