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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 1st, 2014

Forsyth

Norma Davis Bryant, 82, Buford
Norma Davis Bryant, 82, of Buford, GA passed away on April 1, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Harold Bryant; parents, Marion and Fannie Davis; ...

Hall

Charles Waller, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Waller, age 65 of Gainesville GA passed away on April 1, 2014. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
J.T. Lawson, 80, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday April 3, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for J.T. Lawson age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. James Elrod will officiate. I ...
Randall Eugene Reed, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Randall Eugene Reed, 65 of Gainesville died Tuesday April 1, 2014 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Reed was the son of the late William Rivers and Ruby ...
Shawn Ripko Hydrick, 51, Gainesville
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, Shawn Ripko Hydrick passed away. Shawn was born August 18, 1962 and was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Robert Anthony Chau ...

Jackson

Roy A. Swett, 69, Hoschton
Roy A. Swett, age 69, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Roy lived in Woodstock before moving to Hoschton 8 years ago. He was a member of the Local 72 Union, Shady ...

Stephens

Edwin Grady Vaughn, 92, Toccoa
Mr. Edwin Grady Vaughn, age 92 of 140 Hickory Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Cottingham Hospice, Seneca, South Carolina.A son of the late Jesse and V ...

White

Max James Presnell, 71, Cleveland
Mr. Max James Presnell, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Presnell was born on July 28, 1942 in Banner Elk, North Car ...
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.