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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 2nd, 2013

Forsyth

James A. Landis, 73, Cumming
James A. Landis, age 73 of Cumming, passed away, Wednesday, January 2, 2013. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by his son, Greg Landis. Surv ...
Lillian Ivey, 88, Cumming
Lillian Ivey, age 88 of Forsyth County, passed away, Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Lillian was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed life and was quite the ...

Gwinnett

Mary Etta Chapman Fowler, 90, Lawrenceville
Mary Etta Chapman Fowler, 90, of Lawrenceville, GA, born October 18, 1922 in Glencoe, Alabama, passed peacefully on January 2, 2013. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, January ...

Habersham

Lillie Drucilla Carter Bentley, age 95 of Cornelia, joined her Heavenly Father on January 2, 2013.Mrs. Bentley was born in Stephens County on January 23, 1917, and was the daughter ...

Hall

Annie Kemp Wheeler, 87, Murrayville
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2013 at St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Murrayville, Ga for Annie Kemp Wheeler, 87, of Tucson, AZ former ...
Harlan Perry Adkins, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Harlan Perry Adkins, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 02, 2013 at Summers Landing at Limestone.Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, Janu ...
Harland P. Adkins, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Harland P. Adkins, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Summer's Landing at Limestone. Complete arrangements to be announced by Memor ...
Jack Holland, 73, Oakwood
Jack Holland, age 73 of Oakwood, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, ...
Nancy Dulong, 78, Flowery Branch
Nancy Dulong, 78, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville H ...

Jackson

James Boyd Minish, 61, Nicholson
Mr. James Boyd Minish, age 61, of Nicholson, GA died Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Minish was born in Commerce to the Telford and Dartha Marti ...
Johnnie Mack McClung, 81, Commerce
Mr. Johnnie Mack McClung age 81 of Commerce died Wednesday, January 02, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. McClung was born in Beckley, WV to the late, Jack and Laura Mo ...

Lumpkin

Claud Lingerfelt, 97, Dahlonega
Mr. Claud Lingerfelt, age 97, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday January 2, 2013. After almost 98 years, our loving Daddy and Papa has gone to be with the Lord and to reunite ...
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.