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Local Obits for Fri. May 16th, 2014

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Zelma Hicks, 85, Winder
Zelma Hicks, age 85, of Winder passed away Friday, May 16, 2014. A private memorial service will be held at Lawson Funeral Home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, ...

Forsyth

Claude Kennedy Hammond, 84, Cumming
Claude Kennedy Hammond, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was a member and Usher at Cumming Baptist Church for many years. Claude loved to work in his large g ...
Sidney Clyde Joiner, 81, Cumming
Sidney Clyde Joiner, 81, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Embracing Hospice, Cumming, GA. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.He is preceded in de ...

Gwinnett

Ryan Edward Kibbe, 17, Suwanee
Ryan Edward Kibbe, 17, of Suwanee, GA died on May 16, 2014. Born in Tampa, FL he was the loving son of Ronald and Catherine Kibbe of Suwanee.Ryan grew up in Georgia, moving to the ...
William A. Anderson, 54, Lawrenceville
William A. "Bill" Anderson, age 54, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, died suddenly Friday, May 16, 2014. Mr. Anderson has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Tue ...

Habersham

Shirley G. Ross, 65, Clarkesville
Shirley G. Ross, age 65, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014. Mrs. Ross was born on June 27, 1948 in Richwood, West Virginia; daughter of the late James W. ...

Hall

Jimmy Franklin Nalley, 61, Gainesville
Jimmy Franklin Nalley, age 61 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday ...

Jackson

Albert Troy Phillips, Sr, 87, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Albert Troy Phillips, Sr., 87, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014.Mr. Phillips was born in Bellaire, Ohio a ...
Gary Mark Peters, 50, Braselton
Mr. Gary Mark Peters, age 50, of Braselton passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will take place 3:00

Lumpkin

Dewey Edwards Jr. (Junior Edwards), age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 following an extended illness.Junior was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County and a m ...
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.