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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 3rd, 2016

Forsyth

Donald E. Norman, 85, Cumming
Donald E. Norman, of Cumming, GA and formerly from Franklin NJ passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 85 on December 3rd in Cumming GA after suffering from a long illnes ...

Gwinnett

Edna Davis, 89, Sugar Hill
Mrs. Edna (Jackie) C. Davis, age 89 of Buford, GA entered into eternal rest with her heavenly Father on December 3, 2016. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2016 a ...

Hall

William W. Howard, 79, Gainesville
Mr. William W. Howard, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Other

Mildred Irene Hopkins, 85, Athens
Mildred Irene Hopkins, 85, of Athens, GA, passed on December 3, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was born May 31, 1931, in Athens, Georgia to the late George Franklin and Ollie McIntyre Adams ...
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.