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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 23rd, 2014

Forsyth

Earnest Roy Ledford, 76, Cumming
Earnest Roy Ledford, 76, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014. A native of the Alpharetta area, Earnest spent his entire life as part of the Hopewell / south For ...

Habersham

Annie Belle Payne Ivester, age 77, Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, March 23, 2014.Mrs. Ivester was born on March 13, 1937, in Alto, Georgia, to the late Henry and Florence ...
Emory D. Chambers, 77, Demorest
Emory D. Chambers, age 77 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at his residence. Born on July 11, 1936 in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Jim Chambers and M ...

Hall

Michael Tanner, 58, Gainesville
Michael Tanner, age 58 of Gainesville, GA passed away on March 23, 2014. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at New Salem Baptist Church at 1pm. Visitation will be held on F ...
Rashad M. Hudson, 34, Atlanta, formerly of Gainesville
Detective Rashad M. Hudson, 34, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, died on March 23, 2014. He is survived by his daughters, Ashlynn Annice and Alivia Simone Hudson; paren ...
Sharon Kaye Loggins Moss, 52, Gainesville
Sharon Kaye Loggins Moss, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at her daughter's home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Thomas Alexander Woodroffe, 86, Flowery Branch
Mr. Thomas Alexander Woodroffe, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Apr ...

Jackson

Grace Williams Moss, 86, Commerce
Ms. Grace Williams Moss, age 86 of Commerce died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Cobb Health Care Center. She was born in Banks County to the late, Lester and Ella Kitchens Williams. S ...

Stephens

James Gerald McCurry, 85, Toccoa
Mr. James Gerald McCurry, age 85 of 820 Collier Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Stephens County Hospital.A son of the late Ned H. and Clarkie Era Ca ...
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.