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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 8th, 2016

Banks

Robert Leon Turpin, 19, Gillsville
Robert Leon Turpin, age 19 of Gillsville, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on January 27, 1997, he was a son of Edward and Tina Turpin Kel ...

Forsyth

Charles Lamar Shedd, 87, Cumming
Charles Lamar Shedd 87, of Cumming passed away on November 8, 2016. He is predeceased in death by his wife Betty Shedd. He is survived by his children Tina Ingall of Marietta ...
Dorothy H. (Dot) Wood, 80, Conyers, formerly of Cumming
Dorothy H. (Dot) Wood, age 80, of Conyers, formerly of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Dot was a caring and kind mother, grandmother and sister who loved making thos ...

Habersham

Froilan Ramirez Flores, 60, Mt. Airy
Froilan Ramirez Flores, age 60, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Mr. Flores was born on April 4, 1956, in Caracheo, Guanajuato, Mexico. He is prec ...

Hall

Bob Driggers, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. Bob Driggers, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Waterford Assisted Living with his family, by his side. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
     Mr. Anthony Loring Wiley, age 74, of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. &n ...

Jackson

Christine Marie Lindstrom, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christine Marie Lindstrom, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  Mrs. Lindstrom was bor ...

Lumpkin

Gary Burghardt Gray, 80, Dahlonega
Gary Burghardt Gray, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Gary was born on March 27, 1936 in Cleveland, OH; moving to Georgia in 1969 and finally to ...
Margaret “Margie” Ellen Michaelsen, age 65, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on November 8, 2016. Margie was born on September 15, 1951 in Chicago, IL.  She was a r ...

Other

  Jacqueline B. “Jacque” Dillard age 41 of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Born in Fulton County on May 23, 1975, she was the daughter of Dou ...
Larry W. Herrington, 78, Colbert formerly of Buford
Mr. Larry W. Herrington, age 78, of Colbert, Georgia, formerly of Buford, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at his residence with family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
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.