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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 29th, 2013

Forsyth

John Wymond "Jerry" French, 88, of Cumming, GA died at his home on August 29, surrounded by his loving family.Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:00 pm on Sunday, Septe ...

Habersham

Glenn T. 'Bud' Asherbranner, 56, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Glenn T. "Bud" Asherbranner, age 56, of Demorest will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 29, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment w ...
Tem Lasopha, 81, Mt. Airy
Mrs. Tem Lasopha, age 81, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Lasopha was born on May 15, 1932, in Laos; daughter of the late Kon ...

Hall

Dora Lee Carlisle Stevens, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Dora Lee Carlisle Stevens, 86, of Gainesville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. ...
James Odus Hamby, 77, Gainesville
James Odus Hamby, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ser ...

Jackson

Gertrude Ketre, 89, Braselton
Gertrude Ketre, age 89, of Braselton, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013. She loved to swim and take care of babies and children. She was survived by her son Billy Palmer, III ...

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Jacob Ross Gurule, 26, Cleveland
Jacob Ross Gurule, age 26, of Cleveland passed away Friday, August 29, 2013. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday, September 6, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor ...
On August 29, 2013 Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Ronald Graham, affectionately known as "Ron" to all of his friends, passed away from this life to heaven. He went to be with ...
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.