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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 11th, 2014

Banks

Jerry Gordon Nix, 70, Alto
Jerry Gordon Nix, age 70 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at his daughter's residence in Cleveland. Born in Habersham County on November 15, 1943, he was a son ...

Barrow

Cameron Lee Miller, 19, Winder
Mr. Cameron Lee Miller, age 19, of Winder, Georgia went to be with the Lord, surrounded by family and friends on November 11, 2014. Cameron had resided in Winder all of his ...
Floyd Cliatt, 70, Winder
Floyd Cliatt, 70, of Winder passed away Tuesday November 11, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born March 8, 1944 in Augusta, Georgia to the late H ...

Dawson

Davis C. Pennington, 71, Dawsonville
Davis C. Pennington, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 11, 2014 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.Born December 10, 1942 in Atlanta ...

Forsyth

James Howard Bruce, Sr, 71, Cumming
James Howard Bruce, Sr., age 71, of Cumming, passed away, Tuesday, November 11, 2014.Survivors include his children, Ronald (Cherry) Martin, James (Caroline) Bruce, III, Sandra Pea ...
Richard C.Yezzi, 81, Cumming
Richard C.Yezzi (Red), 81, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Cumming, GA.Survived by his wife, Bonnie and her daughters, Holly Mays, Heidi Able and Heather Faust ...
William David Smith, 69, Cumming
William David Smith, 69, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 11, 2014. Born in Athens, GA he was the son of the late Eldridge and Mamie Smith.David was a kind and honest man wh ...

Habersham

Ralph James York, 85, Mt. Airy
Ralph James York, age 85 of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Habersham Medical Center.Born on December 25, 1928 in Demorest, Georgia, he was a son of th ...
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.