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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 15th, 2016

Forsyth

Donald Clarence Pauley, 84, Cumming
Donald Clarence Pauley, Lt Colonel, USMC, age 84, of Cumming GA, formerly of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away November 15, 2016. Don was a 9th generation West Virginian where ...
Carla Jean Pruitt, 39, Cumming
Carla Jean Pruitt, age 39 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.  She was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church. Carla was preceded in death by her parents, ...
William E. Wilson, 73, Cumming
William E. Wilson, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. He was retired from General Motors. William was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Wilson; parent ...

Gwinnett

Steven R. George, 49, Buford
Steven R. George, 49, of Buford, passed away November 15, 2016. Steven was born in Chicago, IL to Richard and Joan Conner George.   He was employed as a salesperson fo ...

Habersham

Johnny D. Smallwood, age 66, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at his home with his loving family by his side, after a long battle with cancer, kidney di ...

Hall

Patricia A. H Hackney, 75, Gainesville
Patricia A. Hackney, 75, of Gainesville, died Tuesday November 15, 2016.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
James Ronald Byrd, 69, Atlanta
Mr. James Ronald Byrd, age 69, of Atlanta passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Atlanta V.A. Hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016 a ...
David Alan Orme, 62, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Alan Orme, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at his residence.   A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, November 18, ...
Royce Billy (Bill) (Samp) Pierce, June 7, 1932 – November 15, 2016 Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memorial Park Road Announces the death of Royce (Bill) (Samp) Pierce who pas ...

Jackson

James Lee Kirkman, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lee Kirkman, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Mr. Kirkman was born in Green ...

Other

Fotny Farag, 77, Roswell
Ms. Fotny Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral serv ...
Ramy Farag, 77, Roswell
Mr. Ramy Farag 77, of Roswell, Ga passed away on November 15, 2016. Visitation will be on Sunday November 20, 2016 from 12-2pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral servi ...
Wendell P. Malcom, 81, Hull
Wendell P. Malcom, age 81 of Hull, GA passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016.   Mr. Malcom was the son of Loyce Adams Malcom and the late David Malcom. He was a retired ...

Stephens

Mrs. Anita Jo Vinson Singleton, age 55 of 5613 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, November 14, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice-Athens Regional Medical Center. A daught ...
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.