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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 15th, 2016

Forsyth

Morris Cecil "Cowboy" Chadwick, age 78, of Cumming passed away Monday, February 15, 2016.  Mr. Chadwick was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and is preceded in ...

Hall

Ricky William Ellis, 48, Gainesville
   Ricky William Ellis age 48, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away suddenly Monday, February 15, 2016.           &nb ...
Donald Leon Kirby, 78, Gainesville
        Mr. Donald Leon Kirby, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. ...
Bernard Suttler Roberts, 49, Gainesville
      Bernard Suttler Roberts, age 49, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   &nb ...

Jackson

     Mrs. Peggy Sue Chasteen Stephens, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 in Athens, Georgia.      &n ...

Lumpkin

Dolores Bearden, 59, Dahlonega
Dolores Bearden, 59, of Dahlonega passed away Monday February 15, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born November 26, 1956 to the ...
Alverda Stringer, 77, Dahlonega
Mr. Alverda Stringer, age 77 of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for S ...

Other

Miss Shannon Elizabeth Vickery, age 23 of Gumlog Road, Lavonia, Georgia passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of Ri ...
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.