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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 7th, 2014

Gwinnett

Richard B. Smith, 82, Buford
Retired fireman Richard B. Smith, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on March 7, 2014. He was survived by his wife of forty-four years, Theo Holcomb Smith, Buford, GA; children, Sh ...

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Doris Jones Chandler, 82, Gainesville
Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday March 10, 2014 in Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery for Doris Jones Chandler age 82 of Gainesville. The Rev. Marshall D ...
J. B. Williamson, 90, Gainesville
J. B. Williamson, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services to be announced by Memorial Park Fun ...
Jerry Richard Walls, 70, Gainesville
Jerry Richard Walls, 70, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014. As he entered into Heaven, he was at his home, surrounded by his family who loved him dearly ...
John Ben Williamson, 90, Gainesville
John Ben (J.B.) Williamson, age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Marc ...
Lamar Charles Stowers, 55, Gainesville
Lamar Charles Stowers, age 55 of Gainesville passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an ­­extended illness.Funeral services are s ...
Roger Anthony Williams, 60, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roger Anthony Williams, age 60, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014 at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. ...

Jackson

Timothy Matthew Osborn, 35, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Timothy Matthew Osborn 35 of Commerce who died March 7, 2014. He was the son of Donna Carlan Osborn and the late Huston Wayne Osborn. He w ...

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Cheryl Sheppard Kniffen, 53, LaGrange
Cheryl Sheppard Kniffen passed away surrounded by her loved ones at home on March 7, 2014. Her death was the result of a fourteen year battle with breast cancer. She was 53. > > ...

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Peggy Juanita Haslett Hamby Collins died following a short battle with Chronic Myleomonacytic Leukemia on Friday, March 7, 2014. Born May 30, 1943, in Gainesville, GA, she grew up ...
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.