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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 1st, 2015

Forsyth

Vertie Lee Burruss, 93, Cumming
Vertie Lee Burruss, age 93, of Cumming, GA. passed away peacefully on November 1, 2015. Vertie loved her family, friends and her church family. She was a member of Bethel Baptist C ...

Gwinnett

Guy M. Jones, 68, Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Guy M. Jones, age 68, of Lawrenceville Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Mr. Jones was born in Brooksville, Florid ...

Habersham

Myrtle Brookshire Nichols, 95, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Myrtle Brookshire Nichols, age 95, of Clarkesville, will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 2:00 pm from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth ...

Hall

Jane Ann Parry-Billings Valentine, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service will be announced at a ...
Patricia Bennett Garrett, 66, Gainesville
Patricia Bennett Garrett, age 66, of Gainesville, GA. passed away peacefully Sunday, November 1, 2015. A native of Forsyth County Georgia, Patricia was a loving wife, mother and gr ...
Judy Turner Harrison, 81, Gainesville
Judy Turner Harrison, age 81, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on November 1, 2015. She was born November 7, 1933 to the late Renus and Vancy Turner. She was a graduate of Clerm ...
Mae Eloise Jordan, 82, Gainesville
  Mrs. Mae Eloise Jordan, age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  &n ...

Other

Gregory Joe Crump, 55, Watkinsville
Gregory Joe Crump, age 55 of Watkinsville, GA passed away Sunday November 01, 2015. Mr. Crump was the son of the late Jack and Rhoda Parr Crump. He was a self employed welder. ...
Dallis Ann Moore, 66, Hull
Dallis Ann Moore 66, of Hull passed away Sunday Nov. 1, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.    Mrs. Moore was born on Oct. 22, 1949 in Hull, Georgi ...
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.