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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 10th, 2016

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Carlton Martin, 57, Winder
Mr. Carlton Martin, age 57, of Winder, Georgia died November 10, 2016.  Mr. Martin was born March 6, 1959 in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  He was preceded by his parents, Fran ...

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Gary David Wortman, 73, Hoschton
        Mr. Gary David Wortman, age 73 of Hoschton, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Braselton f ...
Zachary P. Young, 54, Jonesboro, Ga. formerly of Gainesville
Zachary P. Young age 54 of Jonesboro, GA formally of Gainesville, GA transitioned on November 10, 2016. He leaves to cherish his memories his parents Douglas Young and Mae C. Wilmo ...

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Jessie Nathaniel Martin, 81, Nicholson
Mr. Jessie Nathaniel Martin, age 81, of Nicholson died Thursday, November 10, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Martin was born in Brockton to the late, Guy and Esther Ruth Deaton M ...

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Ernest Webster Jones, 75, Dahlonega
 Ernest Webster Jones, age 75, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Thursday November 10, 2016. Ernest was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He worked in construct ...

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James Edward Davis, 68, Martin
Mr. James Edward Davis, age 68 of 3481 Toms Creek Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late John and Margaret See Davis, ...
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.