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Local Obits for Sun. Mar 15th, 2015

Dawson

James R. King, 78, Dawsonville
James R. King, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 at The Oaks at Hampton following a period of declining health.Born September 3, 1936 in Pierce County, Georgia, ...

Forsyth

Dean Pruitt, 77, Cumming
Dean Pruitt, age 77 and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. He was a deacon and member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He served as past Presi ...

Hall

Mrs. Barbara Evelyn Satterfield McDonald, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Gr ...
Deborah Dover, 62, Gainesville
Deborah Dover age 62 of Gainesville passed away on Sunday March 15, 2015 15, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral ...
Eleanor Harris, 87, Gainesville
Eleanor Harris passed away on March 15, 2015 at the skilled nursing area of Lanier Village Estates after an extended illness. Eleanor was born September 27. 1927 in Simpson, Pa. Sh ...
Nancy Dianne Jones, 67, Talmo
Nancy Dianne Jones age 67 of Talmo passed away Sunday March 15, 2015 following an extended illness. She was born in Marietta, Georgia and was preceded in death by her father, Olen ...
Pearl Irene Brookshire, 91, Gainesville
Pearl Irene Brookshire, age 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. Pearl was a great cook, had a passion for gardening and enjoyed the beauty of her flowers. ...

Lumpkin

Linda Sue Works, 67, Dahlonega
Linda Sue Works, age 67, was born January 11, 1948 and went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at her Hall County residence following an extended illness surrounded ...

Other

Jim Craft, 70, Watkinsville
Mr. Jim Craft, age 70, of Watkinsville, Georgia passed away March 15, 2015. A native of Statham, Georgia, he was a son of the late Herbert and Nell Evans Craft. Mr. Craft was ...
William (Willie) Hickey, 57, Marietta
William (Willie) Hickey 57 of Marietta, Ga passed away on Sunday March 15th, 2015.Visitation will be from 12-2pm on Friday March 20th, 2015 at St. Brendan's Catholic Church in ...

White

Betty Sue Nix, 82, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Betty Sue Nix, age 82 of Cleveland. Mrs Nix passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015.Funeral services are scheduled for 2: ...
Cecily McRee Hamilton, 16, Cleveland
Miss Cecily McRee Hamilton, age 16 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Cleveland, Georgia from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. ...
Taylor Scott Swing, 18, Cleveland
Taylor Scott Swing, age 18 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Taylor was born on October 30, 1996 in Habersham County to Jeffery and Sara Lynn Avery Swing. He wa ...
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.