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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 13th, 2015

Forsyth

Wanda Buffington, 92, Cumming
Mrs. Wanda Buffington, 92, formerly of Avondale Estates, GA, passed away at Gracemont Assisted Living in Cumming, GA, Feb 11th, 2015.She was born October 30, 1922, in Pulaski Count ...

Gwinnett

Beverly Joan Link Moore, 77, of Buford, GA died on February 13, 2015. Born in Niles, OH she was the daughter of the late Buhel and Dorothea Link. Beverly earned her BA and MA from ...
Kelly Hanson Nash, 25, Buford
Kelly Hanson Nash, age 25, of Buford, GA formerly of Oneonta, AL passed away on February 8, 2015 in Buford, GA. He attended Auburn for four years and was employed by J. Alan Custo ...

Hall

Edell Viola Clark, 90, Gainesville
Edell Viola Clark, age 90, passed away Friday, February 13, 2013 after a brief illness.Mrs. Clark was born on May 3, 1924 in Gumbo, Missouri to the late Ed and Marie Steiner. She l ...
Merle D. Sims, 83, Gillsville
Mrs. Merle D. Sims, age 83 of Gillsville, Georgia, was called home on Friday, February 13, 2015 at her residence surrounded by loved ones.Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm ...

Jackson

Herwig Ring, 77, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Herwig Ring, age 77 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 13, 2015.Mr. Ring was born in Germany, was a veteran of t ...

Lumpkin

Frederick "Fred" Byron Dyer, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, February 13, 2015.He was born and raised in Bulloch County, graduated from GA Tech where he also ...

Other

Jennifer Diane Rutledge, 37, Social Circle
Jennifer Diane Rutledge, age 37, of Social Circle passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhom ...
Moniqua Lasha Lowery, 41, Austell
Moniqua Lasha Lowery, age 41 of Austell, GA passed away on Feb. 13th. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Hunter Hill Baptist Church at 11am. Professional Services Entru ...
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.