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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 29th, 2014

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Michael Rainey, Jr, 40, Winder
Mr. Michael Rainey, Jr., age 40, of Winder, Georgia died March 29, 2014. A native of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Mr. Rainey was a commercial electrician with Relco Electric Company ...

Forsyth

Kenny Cruse, 61, Cumming
Kenny Cruse, age 61 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014. Kenny was the owner and operator of Cruse Roofing for 42 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Elber ...
Mildred Ophelia Castleberry, age 92 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014. She was the oldest member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her hu ...

Habersham

Helen Thomason King, 94, Cornelia
Helen Thomason King, age 94, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 following a period of declining health.Mrs. King was born on November 22, 1919 in Lakemont ...
Mary Alice Marcus Ivester, 91, Turnerville
Funeral services for Mary Alice Marcus Ivester, age 91, of Turnerville will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ted Ansley &am ...

Hall

Barbara Lee Hoskins died Sat. March 29, 2014 at the Northeast Ga. Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arra ...
Mrs. Kimberly "Ann" Coleman Millsap was born November 29, 1961 in Gainesville, GA to the Robert L. Coleman Sr. and Carrie Coleman. Ann joined First Baptist Church at an ...
Mercer Weaver, 52, Gainesville
Mercer Weaver passed away on March 29, 2014. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home at 3pm. Professional Services Ent ...
Reda Johnson, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Reda Johnson, age 91, of Gainesville, GA died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.Mrs. Johnson was bo ...

Jackson

Bobbye Jean Dodds, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bobbye Jean Dodds, 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday March 29, 2014.Mrs. Dodds was born in Coffeeville, Mississi ...
Charles Edward McCollum, 82, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Charles Edward McCollum 82 of Commerce who died Saturday at his residence. Survivors include a daughter Julie McCollum of Com ...
John Willie Timms, Jr., 56, Jefferson
Mr. John Willie Timms, Jr., age 56, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at University Nursing and Rehab. Mr. Timms was born in Sleepy Hollow, NY to John Willie Timms, S ...

Lumpkin

Florrie George Poole, 93, Dahlonega
Mrs. Florrie George Poole, age 93, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.Florrie was ...

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Howell Dale Beusse, 66, Hull
Mr. Howell Dale Beusse, age 66, of Hull, GA died Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was the son of the late Walker Lee and Mary Inez Seagraves Beusse and an auto mechanic. He was precede ...
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.