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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 6th, 2015

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Jose David Vaca-Juarez, 14, Bethlehem
Jose David Vaca-Juarez, age 14, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Friday, October 9, 2015 at St. Matthews Catholic Chu ...

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Terry Alan Jones, 61, Dawsonville
Terry Alan Jones, 61, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born October 22, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Sea ...

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Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, Cumming
Lucy F. Hildebrand, 90, of Cumming GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Brendan&rsqu ...

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Andrew (Andy) Ferencik, 96, Suwanee
Andrew “Andy” Ferencik, age 96, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, Lois Ruth Ferencik. He ...

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Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, inf, Gainesville
Amethyst Cheyenne Meeks, infant, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Memorial Park North Riverside Cha ...
Carolyn Watkins Puckette, 79, Flowery Branch
Ms. Carolyn Watkins Puckette, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015, after a period of declining health.   Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., ...

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Greig Lee Hagan, 51, Danielsville
              Mr. Greig Lee Hagan, age 51 of Danielsville died Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Mr. Hagan was born in ...

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Dollie Foster, 85, Hiawassee
     Mrs. Dollie Foster, age 85 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice following an extended illness.    ...
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.