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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 23rd, 2016

Banks

Alexis Brianna Shockley, 12, Maysville
Miss Alexis Brianna Shockley, age 12 of Maysville passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 of an automobile accident. Funeral services are schedule for Thursday October 27, 2016 ...

Forsyth

Gladys Ann Hulbert, age 77, of Connecticut, passed away on October 23, 2016. She was born in 1939, to the late Michael and Lena Phillips. Gladys was a member of The Good Shephard C ...

Jackson

Donald Stephen Benton, 68, Commerce
Mr. Donald Stephen Benton, age 68, of Commerce died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Benton was born in Commerce to the late, Guy and Ruby Smit ...

Other

Gary Lee Short, 66, Alpharetta
Gary Lee Short, age 66, of Alpharetta, GA died on October 23, 2016. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was the owner operator of Classic Lawn Services since 1987. He was ...

Rabun

Lamar Hardman Alley Sr., 90, Lakemont
Lamar Hardman Alley Sr., 90, of Lakemont, Georgia passed away October 23, 2016 with his family at his side. Lamar was a lifelong resident of Lakemont, he was born in the home above ...

Stephens

Mr. Edwin Edward “Ed” Miller, age 90 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A son of the late Columbus Jacks ...
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.