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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 3rd, 2015

Forsyth

Rachel Montree Martin, 84, Cumming
Rachel Montree Martin, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, July  3, 2015. She was with The Forsyth County Board of Education for 30 years retiring as a secretary at Sawn ...
Joan Diane Pendley, 71, Cumming
Joan Diane Pendley, age 71, of Cumming, passed away July 3, 2015. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. Joan is preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Lois Payne, ...

Gwinnett

Lucretia Ann Roberts, 55, Buford
Lucretia Ann Roberts, 55, of Buford, Georgia, passed away on July 3rd.  The ceremony service will be held at 2PM on July 7th at Rudders Funera ...

Habersham

David Jonathon Whitaker, 43, Mt. Airy
  David Jonathon Whitaker, age 43, of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015. Born on April 29, 1972, in Habersham, County, he was a son of the late George and Barba ...

Hall

Martha Ann Peck Brooks, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha Ann Peck Brooks age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Friday July 03, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     &nbs ...
James Edwin Faulkner, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Edwin Faulkner, age 70, of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away peacefully Friday, July 3, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Faulkner was born J ...
Winnie Christine Pirkle, age 83, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 ...
William A Royal, III, 68, Gainesville
William A. Royal ,lll age 68 of Gainesville, Ga. died July 3, 2015 at his residence after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held  Monday at 2:00 pm July 6, 2015 in ...
John Dee (J.D.) Satterfield, 94, Gainesville
Mr. John Dee “J.D.” Satterfield, age 94, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, David N. Satterfield; parents, J ...

Jackson

Carolyn M. Scoggins, 63, Jefferson
Carolyn M. Scoggins, age 63 of Jefferson, GA died Friday, July 3, 2015. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Danny ...

Stephens

Roy Alexander Fitzgerald, 88, Eastanollee
Mr. Roy Alexander Fitzgerald age 88 of 178 Turner Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday June 2, 2015 at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.   A son of the late Alexander and M ...

Union

Billy J. Marr, 78, Suches
Billy J. Marr, age 78, of Suches, GA and formerly of the Mt. Moriah Community of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Wesl ...

White

Frank Lee Baker Jr., 64, Sautee
Frank Lee Baker Jr. age 64, of Sautee passed away Friday July 3, 2015.  Mr. Baker was born in Fulton County the son of the late Frank Lee Baker Sr. and Sarah Adams Baker. & ...
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.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.