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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 6th, 2014

Dawson

Brenda Lee Callahan, 52, Dawsonville
Brenda Lee Callahan, age 52, of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was a member of Spirit Baptist. Brenda is survived by her children, John McMillan, Cliff C ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, Cumming
Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, passed away suddenly at home in Cumming, GA on June 6, 2014. Born on November 23, 1964 in Vallejo, California, Jim was dearly loved by all who knew him. He ...
William C. Bowman, 78, Cumming
William C. Bowman, 78, departed Friday, June 6, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife, Becky, two sons, two step-children, and 5 grandchildren. William Bowman was a successful ...
William Perry Fraser, 68, Cumming
William Perry Fraser, age 68, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Mr. Fraser is survived by his children, Rebecca Marie Fraser Hyndman of Canton, TX, William Austin ...

Habersham

Roy Edward Adams, 71, Demorest
Roy Edward Adams, age 71 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born on May 9, 1943 to the late Oscar and Bertie Hunt A ...

Hall

Betty Lynn Wheeler, 60, Gainesville
Betty Lynn Wheeler, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Arrangments by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-6 ...
Ella Mae Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Ella Mae Driskell age 97 of Gainesville, Died Friday June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the Late H. Clay Driskell who was a county commissioner for many years. Funeral service ...
Ella S. Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Ella S. Driskell, 97, of Gainesville died June 6, 2014.Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville, Hwy. Gainesville is in charge of arrangements.
Leona Davis, 88, Flowery Branch
Leona Davis, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will r ...
Paula Jo Strange, 54, Gainesville
Paula Jo Strange, age 54, passed away June 6, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 pm Friday, June 13, 2014 at Memorial Park North Ri ...

Jackson

Henry Earl McLain, 71, Pendergrass
Mr. Henry Earl McLain, age 71, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, Talmo
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, of Talmo passed away Friday June 6, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Monday June 9, 2014 at 2pm from the chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kareen Antonette Nee'Shakes Foster, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 6, 2014. Mrs. Foster was bo ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Holder Cantrell, 55, Dahlonega
Teresa Holder Cantrell, age 55, of Dahlonega formerly of Cumming, passed away on Friday. June 6, 2014. She was an honor graduate of North Georgia College. She is preceded in death ...

Other

Bruce Strange, 52, Kennesaw
Bruce Clark Strange, age 52, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014.Mr. Strange was born on March 14, 1962 in Habersham County, Georgia, son of Joyce Clark Stran ...

Stephens

Roy Alonzo Norton, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Alonzo Norton, age 77 of 692 Davis Avenue, Toccoa, GA passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late Jim and Sue Slaton Norton, h ...
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.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.