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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 19th, 2015

Banks

Glenn Louis Calmes, 69, Homer
Glenn Louis Calmes, age 69, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Calmes was born on April 18, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Glenn Bo ...

Habersham

Deborah Cole Baker, 56, Mt. Airy
Deborah Cole Baker, age 56 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 05, 1959, she was a da ...

Hall

Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, Gainesville
Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, of Gainesville,  died Saturday, Sept. 19, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Carol was born Oct. 16, 1953 in Decatur ...

Jackson

Earl A. Park, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earl A. Park, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Park was born in Atlanta, GA, a son to David ...

Stephens

Mr. William Arthur Braidwood, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late William H. and Beatrice Rix Braidwood, he was born ...

White

Ginger Booth Quinn, 58, Cleveland
Ginger Booth Quinn, age 58 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015, at her home. Born in Bedford, Ohio, on February 20, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Warre ...
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.