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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 19th, 2014

Dawson

James Robert Holbrooks, 79, Dawsonville
James Robert Holbrooks, 79, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 19th, 2014. Born in Duluth, GA, he was the son of the late James Everett and Laura Holbrooks. Mr Holb ...

Forsyth

James Marcel Mooney, 91, Cumming
James Marcel Mooney, age 91, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014. James was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Ina Mae ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Cason, 69, Lawrenceville
Joyce Cason, age 69, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday January 19, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966.

Habersham

William Henry Land, Jr., 69, Cornelia
William Henry Land, Jr., age 69 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Morganton, North Carolina on February 25, 1944, he was a son ...

Hall

Oscar Pitchford Jr., 84, Clermont
Funeral services for Oscar Pitchford Jr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Josh Chatham will officiate. Interment will ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., 73, Dahlonega
Mr. Thomas Edmund Jacob Sr., age 73, of Dahlonega passed on Sunday, January 19, 2014. Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army.Memorial Services will be held on Thursday at 1 PM on J ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ethel Mae Ledbetter Roberts, age 80 of 249 Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital.A daughter of the late Hubert C ...
Mr. Philip Cecil Yearwood, age 64, of Queen Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014, at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Augusta, GA. A son of the late Jake ...
Reece D. Greer, 76, Toccoa
Reece D. Greer, age 75, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Stephens County Hospital.Born on July 03, 1937, in Dallas, Texas, he was the son of the late William Gree ...
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.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.