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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 3rd, 2013

Banks

William Sampson Austin, 79, Maysville
Mr. William Sampson Austin, age 79, of Maysville, GA died Friday, May 3, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Austin was born in Ila to the late Wiley and Mary Scoggins A ...

Dawson

Mary Lynn (Mimi) Herrin Bickers, 70, died peacefully on May 3, 2013 at her home in Cumming, GA. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on March 9, 1943 to the late Charles and Vivian He ...
Peggy Ann Manning,, 58, Dawsonville
Peggy Ann Manning, passed away peacefully May 3, 2013 at her home in Dawsonville, GA. She was born on November 24, 1954. She is the daughter of Harley Shirley and the late Thelma ...

Habersham

Karen Ruppert Parson, age 50 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 03, 2013.Born in Queens, New York on May 09, 1962, she was a daughter of the late Arthur John and Frances V ...

Jackson

Donnie Stephens, 59, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donnie Stephens, age 59, of Augusta, formerly of Pendergrass, who passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013. Mr. Stephens was born in Commerc ...

Other

Sondra Renee Wood, 36, Alpharetta
Sondra Renee Wood, 36, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Friday, May 03, 2013 at Northside Hospital Forsyth with her family by her side. She was 1994 graduate of Franklin County High ...
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.