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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 9th, 2014

Banks

Hazel Gwendolyn Pritchett Simmons 82 of Homer died March 9, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Blanche Chambers Pritchett. She was preceded in death by her husband ...

Forsyth

Dan Lingerfelt, 74, Cumming
Dan Lingerfelt, age 74 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 13th 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Hoga ...

Gwinnett

Betty Richardson Grennor, age 85, of Suwanee, GA passed away on March 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merrill D. Grennor. She is survived by her son, Chuck and ...

Habersham

Van Mack Thompson,, 67, Baldwin
Van Mack Thompson, age 67, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014.Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Whitfield Funeral Ho ...

Hall

Charlotte McDaniel Ayers, 75, Flowery Branch
Charlotte McDaniel Ayers, age 75, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on March 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Rev. Frank McDaniel; parents, Roy and Earlee ...
John Stanley Villyard, 63, Gainesville
Mr. John Stanley Villyard, 63 of Gainesville died Sunday March 9, 2014.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Villyard worked for Villyard Dairy for a number of years and was a me ...

Other

Billy Joe Satterfield, 39, Ellijay
Billy Joe Satterfield, age 39, of Ellijay, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Billy loved the lord and was a lifelong member of New Life Baptist Church. He never met a stranger ...
LaVerne Wilbanks Delk, 82, Stockbridge, Ga.
Laverne Wilbanks Delk, age 82 of Stockbridge, passed away March 9, 2014. Born on December 5, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Marlor and Maggie Meeks Wilbanks. Mrs. Delk live ...
Ruby Dodd Garrison, 86, Kennesaw
Ruby Dodd Garrison, 86, of Kennesaw died Sunday, March 9, 2014. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with ...

Stephens

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of longtime Stephens County resident and business owner Carolyn Henson. After a brief but courageous battle with can ...
Joseph Henderson, 73, Toccoa
Memorial services for Joseph Henderson, age 73, of Toccoa will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM from the Lamar Christian Church with Rev. Chad Holcomb officiating.Mr. ...
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.