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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 4th, 2012

Banks

Mrs. Jean Garrison Murray, age 92 of Lula went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 4 at her residence.Born in Lula on March 21, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Dock B. and Inez ...

Barrow

Johnny Ray Meeler, 50, Statham
Johnny Ray Meeler, age 50, of Statham passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. He is survived by his mother and step father Velma and Marvin Barber of Bishop; wife Kim Meeler of St ...

Forsyth

Gladys DeCoursey, 98, Cumming
Gladys DeCoursey, age 98 of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. She resided most of her life in New Castle, IN and Winter Park, FL. She was an active member of Col ...
Hildegarda Martin, 87, Cumming
Hildegarda Martin, 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 30th, 2012.The family will be announcing a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.Arrangeme ...
Veronica Yesenia Ramirez, age 12 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Yesi was a 6th grade student at Liberty Middle School where she especially loved to sneak one o ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Mary Stewart Bennett D'Anna, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012.She was preceded in death by her parents, W. T. and Dora Stewart; husbands, Thom ...

Hall

Jean Murray, 92, Lula
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Jean Murray, age 92, of Lula, who passed away on Tuesday, September 04, 2012.Funeral arrangements are incomplete a ...
Mary Ruth (Hamilton) Strangeways, age 82 of Gainesville, GA, formerly of The Villages Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wil ...

Jackson

David Eugene Cooper, 57, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Eugene Cooper, 57,of Braselton, GA., who passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.Mr. Cooper was born in Barrow County, Georgia ...

Other

Jon Bonnette, 53, Douglasville formerly of Clarkesville
Jon Bonnette, age 53, of Douglasville, and formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Mr. Bonnette was born in Aiken S.C., on August 2, 1959. He 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.