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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 27th, 2015

Forsyth

Virginia Anorma Wolfe Wood 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on March 27, 2015 peacefully at her home with her family by her side. Virginia was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County ...
Zackery Scott Gaydon, age 26 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015. He attended Greater Heights Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy D. Gaydon ...

Gwinnett

Doris Jenkins Puckett, 87, Buford
Doris Jenkins Puckett, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, James L. Puckett; daughter, Lind ...
Steve A. Womack, 63, Sugar Hill
Steve A. Womack, age 63, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Ashton Buddy Womack. He is survived by his wife of twenty ...

Hall

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Diane Irene Rackstraw Carithers, age 67, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015. Mrs. Carithers was born ...
Frances JoAnn Jones, 68, Braselton
Mrs. Frances JoAnn Jones, age 68, of Braselton passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at her residence, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2015 ...
Tommy Lee Couch, 55, Murrayville
Tommy Lee Couch age 55 of Murrayville, Ga. died March 27, 2015 at his residence. Graveside services were held at 3:00 pm. Sunday March, 29, 2015 in Wahoo Baptist Church Cemetery. T ...
Willard Monroe "Buck" MillerAge 61 of Lula, died Friday March 27, 2014 at his residence.A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Sunday March 29, 2015 at the Hillside Chap ...
Laura Bell Abercrombie Honeycutt, 94, Murrayville and Atlanta
Laura Bell Abercrombie Honeycutt, age 94, of Murrayville and Atlanta, GA passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, surrounded by her family and friends.   Mrs. Honeycutt grew ...

Jackson

Betty Ann Whisler, 75, Hoschton
Betty Ann Whisler, age 75, of Hoschton, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Northeast Church. Pastor Russell Harbi ...
Ernest Edwin Edwards born July 4th, 1928 went to be with the Lord on March 27th, 2015.He is survived by his daughter Deborah (Faron) Power of Lancaster, CA; his son Dennis (Marie) ...

Other

George Edward Johnson, Jr. passed away on the evening of March 27, 2015. Mr. Johnson was born on May 24, 1949 in Newnan, Georgia, Coweta County to George E. Johnson, Sr. and Helen ...
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.