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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 3rd, 2016

Banks

Jeffery Thomas Fountain age 50 of Homer passed away Friday Jan. 1, 2016. Mr. Fountain was born March 5, 1965 to the late Thomas Jefferson Fountain and Patricia Myers Varner. He ...

Barrow

Lynette Bentley Byrd, 65, Bethlehem
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Forsyth

Carol Sue Learn, 62, Cumming
Carol Sue Learn, age 62, passed away suddenly on January 3rd, 2016, at 5:05 pm. She is now dancing with the Lord.   She is survived by her son, Jason Troncone (Marilyn) ...
Betty Nell Perry, 81, Cumming
Betty Nell Perry, age 81 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2016. Betty was a lifetime member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was employed at Jackson's 5 and ...

Hall

Vivian Clark Singleton, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Vivian Clark Singleton, 95 of Gainesville died Saturday January 3, 2016 at The Oaks on Limestone. A life long resident of Hall County, Mrs. Singleton was the daughter of th ...
Herbert G. Williams, 89, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 6, 2016 at Harmony Hall Baptist Church for Herbert G. Williams, age 89, of Gillsville. The Rev. John Kinsey and Rev ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Ann “Big Gal” Jones, age 70, of Commerce, who passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016. Mrs. Jones was born in Jackso ...

Lumpkin

Alfred Caldwell, 58, Dahlonega
Alfred Caldwell age 58 of Dahlonega passed away on January 3, 2016.  He was a 1975 graduate of Lumpkin County High School, an avid hunter, and enjoyed gold panning.   ...

Other

Doyle Baxter, 89, Hull
Doyle Baxter, age 89 of Hull, GA passed away Sunday January 03, 2016.   Mr. Baxter was the son of the late Ruben Joseph and Ruth Sanders Baxter and the widow of Lizzie T ...
Phyllis Combs Leet, 88, Germantown, TN
Phyllis Combs Leet died on Sunday, January 3, 2016 in Germantown, Tennessee. She was three days shy of her 89th birthday.  Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and ...

Stephens

Myrtle Moseley White, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Myrtle Moseley White age 93, of 339 West Savannah Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday January 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...
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.