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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 30th, 2013

Banks

Vernon "Zeke" Masters, age 85, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013, at a local area hospital following a sudden illness. Mr. Masters was born in Ban ...

Forsyth

Mr. Edison Jones "Bo" Woodward, Jr., of Cumming, GA, died Monday, December 30, 2013 at Friendship Nursing Home in White County."Bo" was born in Dahlonega, GA Ma ...

Habersham

JD Durham, 77, Mount Airy
J.D. Durham, age 77, Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013.Mr. Durham was born on July 31, 1936, in Homer Georgia. He was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Churc ...
Thomas Gordon Nester, 82, Cornelia
Thomas Gordon Nester, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Hampton, Virginia passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013.No formal services will be held.Those wishing to express ...

Hall

Barbara Nash, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara Nash, age 81 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013 at her residence. Memorial service to be held at 1:30 pm Friday, January 3, 2014 at Memoria ...

Other

Alice Gertrude (Ewing) Bliss, 92, Gering, Nebraska
Alice Gertrude (Ewing) Bliss, 92, long time resident of Gering, Nebraska, passed away on December 30, 2013 in Cumming, Georgia while visiting her daughter and son-in-law.Alice was ...
John Lafayette Tiller, age 75 of 1219 Brickyard Rd., Comer,Ga., entered into rest Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Mr. Tiller was the son of the late Joseph Thomas and Mae Wheless Tiller. H ...
Lois Marlow, 78, Monroe
Mrs. Lois. Marlow, age 78, of Monroe, GA died Monday, December 30, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health.Lois was born in Pickens County, SC June 7, 1935. Sh ...

Rabun

Eugene Talmadge Chamblee, 77, of Clayton, GA passed away Monday, December 30, 2013. He was born in Rabun County and was the son of the late Lester Verdo and Belle Welborn Chamblee. ...

Stephens

Johnny Elton Bullard, 69, Toccoa
Mr. Johnny Elton Bullard, age 69, of Parkway Drive, Toccoa, Georgia, passes away Thursday, December 26, 2013 at The Stephens County Hospital.. A son of the late Johnny E. Bullard ...

White

Mildred Kimsey Payne, age 93, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2013 at her residence in Robertstown. Ms. Payne was born December 24, 1920 in Robertstown, GA to the late Oscar He ...
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.