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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 22nd, 2012

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Bessie Roberts, 83, Braselton
Bessie Roberts, 83, of Braselton, Ga. Passed away Sunday July 22, 2012. Complete Arrangements to be made with Wards Funeral Home 758 Main Street SW Gainesville. www.wardsfh.com
Nathan B. Tanner, 83, Flowery Branch
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Wednesday July 25, 2012 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Nathan B. Tanner age 83 of Flowery Branch. The Rev. David Gravitt will of ...
Peter E. Brady, 82, Gainesville
Peter Emanuel Brady, 82 of Gainesville, GA passed away in his home early Sunday, July 22, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ane, his sister, Patricia Faucher, and his ...
William E. Norrell, 77, Gainesville
Mr. William E. "Billy" Norrell, 77 of Gainesville died Sunday July 22, 2012 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Norrell was the son of the late Grov ...

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Charles Frank Paradise, 80, Mountain City
Charles Frank Paradise, 80, of Mountain City passed away at his residence after an extended illness.Chuck was born in Detroit Michigan the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Jez ...

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Floyd Wheeler, 92, Cleveland
Floyd Wheeler age 92 of Cleveland passed away Saturday July 21, 2012 at Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mr. Wheeler was born in Hall County the son of the ...
Lonnie Thomas Hortman, 86, Cleveland
Lonnie Thomas (Tom) Hortman passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 24, at Roberta City Cemetery. Rev. Nita Crump will offic ...
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.