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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Gwinnett

Billy R. Cofer, 67, Buford
Billy R. Cofer, age 67 of Buford, GA died Tuesday, August 4, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memoria ...
Charles M. (Joe) Randall, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Watts Randall and Madge Smith Randa ...

Habersham

  Harriet Chapple Davis Wilbanks, age 92, of Mt. Airy passed away August 4, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born on January 6, 1923 in Smith, Pennsylvania, ...

Hall

Lamar Lee Attaway, 76, Braselton
Lamar Lee Attaway, age 76, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mr. Attaway was one of the original volunteer members of the West Jackson Fire Department located ...
Michael John Beem, 57, Oakwood
      Mr. Michael John Beem, age 57 of Oakwood, went to his heavenly home, rejoicing being with Jesus and his loved ones on Tuesday Evening, August 4, 2015 ...
Raymond Lee Carter, 87, Commerce
                Raymond Lee Carter, 87, of Commerce passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his residen ...
Leon Irvin, 74, Clermont
Leon Irvin, 74, of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. Born in Gainesville, GA. on May 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Mark Irvin and Mellie Satterfield ...
Connie Lee Tatum, 95, Gainesville
           Mrs. Connie Lee Tatum age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday August 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Ce ...

Jackson

Evelyn L. Scott, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn L. Scott of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Scott was born in Dayton, Ohio, the d ...

Lumpkin

Kay M. Breyer, 70, Dahlonega
Kay M. Breyer, 70, of Dahlonega, GA, a retired librarian from the Forsyth County Library system and the Lumpkin-Dawson Library system, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the ...

Other

Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, Loganville
                Geraldine Phillips Pinson, 75, of Loganville passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at he ...

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Violet Rose Pierce, 95, Cleveland
Violet Rose Pierce age 95, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015.  Mrs. Pierce was born in Ellis, Kansas to the late Melvin and Zora Ann Helms Kilgore.  Sh ...
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.