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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 7th, 2015

Barrow

Michael Allen Thompson, age 49, of Auburn passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015.  He loved woodworking, drawing, crocheting and small engine repair.  He loved all of his ...

Forsyth

Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, 78, Cumming
Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, age 78 of Cumming passed away November 7, 2015 after a long illness.   Arrangements will be announced at a later date.   Ingram Funeral ...

Habersham

Roger Anthony Allen, 56, Demorest
Roger Anthony Allen, age 56 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 08, 2015.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on April 07, 1959, Roger was a son of Claude ...
Delphia Moses Laughridge, 90, Demorest
Delphia Moses Laughridge, age 90 of Demorest, and formerly of Morganton, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015. Born in Morganton, North Carolina on August 21, ...

Hall

Funeral Services will be held 2:00pm Monday November 9, 2015 in the Blackshear Place Baptist Church for Nellie Mae Loggins Sellers, 84, of Oakwood, Ga. Interment will be in ...

Jackson

 Rose Elizabeth Whitfield Leachman, age 96 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday November 07, 2015.    She was the daughter of the late Norman and Lelia Massey ...
Marvin Randall Whitlock, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin Randall Whitlock, age 67, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Mr. Whitlock was born in Jeffers ...

Lumpkin

Angel Lynn Grindle, 27, Dahlonega
Angel Lynn Grindle, age 27, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA   Angel was a native and lifelo ...

Other

Glenn Ray Turner, 58, Inman, SC
Mr. Glenn Ray Turner, age 58, of Inman, South Carolina passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 after following a sudden illness.   Glenn was born June 15, 1957. He worked ...

Stephens

Marion Shumake Kent, 87, Toccoa
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marion Shumake Kent, age 87 of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson and Macon, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 7, ...
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.