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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 1st, 2016

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Martha Sue (Harris) Breedlove, age 87, of Winder, passed away Tuesday morning, November 1, 2016, after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of George Breedlove, who survives h ...
Teresa Allen Maningding, 67, Reidsville formerly of Winder
Teresa Allen Maningding, age 67, of Reidsville formerly of Winder, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  She is survived by her son David and Debbie Maningding; daughter Mel ...

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Frank Jr Collett, 76, Cumming
Frank Jr Collett, age 76, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016. He was born in 1940, to the late Grady and Ruth Collett. Frank was a member of the Cherokee Shriner ...

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Russell Lee “Russ” Morgan, age 83, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 31, 2016, following a sudden illness. Mr. Morgan was born on May ...

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Marie C. Strickland, 81, Gainesville
 Ms. Marie C. Strickland, age 81, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.    &nb ...

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Elijah Richie Robinson, inf, Commerce
  Elijah Richie Robinson, infant son of Richie and Adrienne Jackson Robinson of Nicholson died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  In addi ...

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Charlotte Smith, 76, Ball Ground
Charlotte Smith, age 76, of Ball Ground, GA, passed away on November 1, 2016. She was born to the late Clarence and Mary Brown. Charlotte was a member at Liberty Grove Baptist Chur ...
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.