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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 26th, 2014

Dawson

George Stevenson, 79, Dawsonville
George Stevenson, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 25, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Born March 3, 1935 to the late Dutch and Alice Steve ...
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, Dawsonville
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Embracing Hospice.Born January 15, 1947 in Murphy, North Carolina, she had lived in Dawson County fo ...

Forsyth

Peggy Weldy, 82, Cumming
Peggy Weldy, age 82, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 26th, 2014. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Peggy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was ...

Gwinnett

Harvey was born on July 10, 1921 at Fort Benning, a U.S. Army base located in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties near Columbus, Georgia. His father was in the military at that ti ...

Habersham

Frank E. Swaim, 86, Cornelia
Frank E. Swaim, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.Mr. Swaim was born on August 5, 1928 in Hayesville, North Carolina to the late Benjamin an ...

Hall

Alice Mae (Osborne) Bell, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Alice Mae (Osborne) Bell, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the home of her youngest son and daughter-in-law in Gainesvil ...
Suellen (Sue) Corn Bailes, 71, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Suellen "Sue" Corn Bailes age 71 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral s ...

Other

John Ben Cartee, Jr., 83, Colbert
John Ben Cartee, Jr., 83, of 4109 Hwy. 29 S., Colbert, GA passed away Wed., Nov. 26, 2014.A native of Orlando, Fla., Mr. Cartee was the son of the late John Ben, Sr. and Lucretia D ...
Nancy Ann Shoemake, 55, Cartersville
Nancy Ann Shoemake, age 55, of Cartersville passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfunera ...
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.