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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 20th, 2016

Habersham

  Eunice Burns Shirley, age 69 of the Hollingsworth Community, Alto, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 following an extended illness.   ...

Hall

Fred Hill, 72, Gainesville
Fred Hill age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday January 24, 2016. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6-7.    Memorial Services will be held Thursday at 7:00p ...

Jackson

Paul Gholston, 53, Commerce
Paul Gholston age 53 of Commerce, Ga passed away January 23, 2016. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 

Stephens

Sara Rider Howard, 91, Toccoa
Mrs. Sara Rider Howard, age 91 of 7641 W. Currahee Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away January 21, 2016 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Clarence O. and Martha ...
Mrs. Rosa Lee Garrett Lewallen, age 92 of 44 Crest Point, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Judge ...

White

Alma Helen Fain Anderson, 82, Cleveland
  Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Alma Helen Fain Anderson, age 82 of Cleveland. Helen was born in White County on May 17, 1933 to the lat ...
Mary L. Nolan Daniel, 73, Cleveland
      Mrs. Mary L. Nolan Daniel, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Pruitt Healthcare following a brief illness.  &n ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Betty Hunt Sheffield Hollingsworth, age 91, of Cleveland. Betty was born the 9th child of Hansel H. and Martha Catherine ...
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.