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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 6th, 2014

Dawson

Alan C. Wade, 68, Dawsonville
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday August 6, 2014 at Chestatee Regional Hospital.Born December 14, 1945 in Hall County to the late Marvin and Ruby Wade, he had ...

Forsyth

James Anderson Hawkins, 85, Cumming
James Anderson Hawkins, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday August 6, 2014. Survivors include his wife Jackie Hawkins; Children, Robert (Gail) Worley of Ellijay and Judy (Don ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Sarah Mildred Elrod Hallford, age 86, of Demorest will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow ...

Hall

Anthony Tyler Lehman, 18, Gainesville
Anthony Tyler Lehman, age 18, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at North Fulton Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 pm Sunday, August 10, 2014 at ...
Herman Ray Roper, 83, Buford
Herman Ray Roper, age 83 of Buford, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services to be announced by Memorial Park Fune ...
Jerry Douglas Ashmore, 55, Gainesville
Jerry Douglas Ashmore, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral ...
Ray Roper, 83
Ray Roper, age 83, passed away at his home Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 after a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease for over 16 years. He was preceded in death by his pa ...
Raymon George Rich, 84, Oakwood
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday August 9, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Raymon George Rich, age 84 of Oakwood. The Rev. Mike Williams, Rev. Dav ...
Raymond G. Rich, 84, Oakwood
Raymond G. Rich, age 84 of Oakwood passed away Wednesday August 6, 2014. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Sandy Jarrells, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Sandy Jarrells of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Tabors Chapel CME Church at 2pm. Professional Services Entrusted to ...

Jackson

Mr. Alexander (Alex) Lamar King, age 9 of Commerce died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Alex was born in Athens to James Lamar and Linda Gail McConnel ...
Fred Willis McCoy, 85, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Fred Willis McCoy, age 85, of Commerce who passed away on Wednesday August 6th, 2014. Mr. McCoy was the son of the late Clarence ...
Inez Barnett, 100, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Inez Barnett, age 100 of Commerce, who was born on August 6, 1913 in Jackson County, GA. Mrs. Barnett, who passed away on Tuesda ...

White

Juanita McGinnis, 85, Cleveland
Juanita McGinnis, age 85 of Summerville, GA formerly of Toccoa and Cleveland, GA passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Mrs. McGinnis was born July 10, 1929 in Griffin, GA to the l ...
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.