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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 15th, 2015

Forsyth

Judith Lenore Parsley, 78, Cumming
Judith Lenore Parsley, 78, of Cumming, GA died Tuesday December 15, 2015.  Born in Whiteville, NC she was the daughter of the late Shade and Gertrude Walker. She is preceded i ...
Sandra D. Shah, 68, Cumming
Sandra D. Shah, 68, of Cumming, GA died on December 15, 2015 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Trenton, PA she was the daughter of the late Ann Backlund and Marlin Crytz ...

Hall

Fred C. Blair, 91, Gainesville
Fred C. Blair, age 91 of Gainesville, passed away on December 15, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Blair was born November 15, 1924 in Atlanta, G ...
Emma Jean Byrd Morrow, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Emma Jean Byrd Morrow, age 73 of Flowery Branch, was called home on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Willowood Nursing Home following an extended illness.  She was a beloved ...
Dennis E. Sosebee, 74, Gainesville
      Mr. Dennis E. Sosebee, age 74, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.  &nb ...

Other

Elizabeth Anne Logan Piucci, 86, Naperville, IL
Elizabeth Anne Logan Piucci died peacefully at her home in Naperville, IL on the 15th of December. She was 86. Betty was born in Hackensack, NJ to George Thomas Logan and Grace Rog ...

Rabun

Coleman Jarrard, 86, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, December 15, 2015.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janice.  He is also survived by his ...

White

Robert Kenneth Damron, 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Robert Kenneth Damron, age 83 of Cleveland. Mr. Damron passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015. Mr. Damron was born ...
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.