Local Obits for Mon. Jul 1st, 2013
Janet Hinds Saunders, 83, of Cumming, GA died on July 1, 2013 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in North Hampton, MA she was the daughter of the late Gailon and Ruth Hinds.Janet ...
Chester B. "CB" Robinson, Jr. died Monday, July 1, 2013, after an extended illness. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 11 AM
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. July 3, 2013 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, for Rev. Edgar Smith , age 83 of Clermont. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday July 2, ...
Jimmy Dave Deaton, age 79 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Venter following a brief illness. Funer ...
Mrs. Esther Connie Stewart, age 95, of Flowery Branch, Funeral services will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548. www.lawsonfuneralhome.org. 7 ...
Marion Briggs Williamson, 83, of Gainesville, passed away July 1, 2013 at her residence following a period of declining health. Marion was a native of Fort Lauderda ...
Mrs. Brenda Lynne Hill, age 61, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Hill was born in Commerce to the late Langford and Evelyn Ray Wilbu ...
Mrs. Jewell Stringer, age 74, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.Jewell was born in W ...
Andreas Frank Schatz, age 47, of Marietta, passed away July 1, 2013.Survivors include his wife, Marsha Schatz; father, Frank and Ulrike Schatz; mother, Gisela and Alan Cupples; chi ...
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.