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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 31st, 2014

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Timothy Floyd "Hambone" Stringer, age 36 of Winder, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 31, ...

Forsyth

James William Dotson Sr., age 80, of Cumming, Georgia died on October 31, 2014. He was born February 17, 1934 in Monroe, Georgia, the son of Charles William and Mary Winnie Dotson ...

Gwinnett

Edward Breliant,, 87, Buford
Edward Breliant, age 87 of Buford, GA died Thursday, October 30, 2014 after an extended illness. Ed was preceded in death by his Parents, J.L. and Pauline Breliant and Sister Flore ...
Ora Knight Bailey, 76, Buford
Mrs. Ora Knight Bailey, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Hoyt A. Bailey; daughter and son-in-law ...

Hall

Agnes "Aggie" Williams Beacham, age 87, of Buford, GA and the Friendship Community passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of fi ...
Cecile Lucille Rider Cole Thompson, age 87 of Oakwood, passed away on Friday Morning, October 31, 2014 at Halcyon Hospice in Atlanta, following an extended illness. ...
DeForrest Burnett, Jr., 77, Cumming
DeForrest Burnett, Jr., 77, of Cumming, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, DeForrest and Agnes Burnett, Sr. Survivors include ...
Jennie Lee Bruce Williams, 62, Gainesville
Mrs.Jennie Lee Bruce Williams, age 62, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funer ...
Lula Mae Davis Pirkle, 91, Buford
Lula Mae Davis Pirkle, age 91, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew William Pirkle; and son, Phillip W. Pirkle. S ...
Michelle Sward, 54, Gillsville
Mrs. Michelle Sward, age 54, of Gillsville passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 4, 201 ...

Stephens

Eddie J. Justus, 56, Toccoa
Eddie J. Justus, age 56, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Justus was born on March, 20, 1958 in Hall ...
Mrs. Judy Ann Harper Kimsey, age 64, of 137 Falls Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 at her daughter's home in Augusta, GA. A daughter of Randolph Harper ...
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.