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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 29th, 2014

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Sherry Lynn Jolley, 57, Winder
Sherry Lynn Jolley, age 57, of Winder passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Sherry was a wonderful wife, sister, mother and grandmother. She had a beautiful smile and was a delight ...

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Maxwell Gelb, 81, Buford
Maxwell Gelb, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Beverly Weiss Gelb; sons, David Gelb, Smyrna, GA, and Wayn ...
Ronald Lee Bennett, 75, Lilburn
Ronald Lee Bennett, age 75, of Lilburn, Ga. passed away on Friday, July 25th, 2014.At this time no arrangements have been made.Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services Cumming, Ga ...

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Helen Poston Scott, 73, Cornelia
Helen Poston Scott, 73,went Home to be with the Lord on 7/29/2014.Funeral services for Helen Poston Scott, age 73, of Cornelia will be held at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, ...

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John R. (Dick) McClaren, 98, Gainesville
John Richard (Dick) McClaren passed away on July 29, 2014 at Dogwood Forest in Gainesville, GA. He was born March 23, 1916, to John A. McClaren and Nellie P. Frasier ...
Lawton B. Ladd, 86, Gainesville
Mr. Lawton B. Ladd, age, 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. Lawton's large ...
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, Gainesville
Ronald Bruce Eubanks, 60, of Gainesville passed away on July 29, 2014 at Cambridge Care Center in Denver Colorado. Memorial services are scheduled for Thurs ...

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Steven J. Melnick, 65, Hoschton
Steven J. Melnick, age 65, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Steven was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. Mr. Melnick served in the United States ...
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.