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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 3rd, 2016

Habersham

Brian Umberhandt, 41, Alto
Memorial services for Brian Umberhandt, age 41 of Alto will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, February 6, 2016 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Pastor Debbie Roach officiating. ...

Hall

David Lee Ivey, 73, Gainesville
    Mr. David Lee Ivey, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, following a brief illness. ...
Thelma Elrod Little, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Thelma Elrod Little, 89 of Gainesville died Wednesday February 3, 2016 at her residence.   A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Little was the daughter of the l ...
Minnie Ruth Burton Trotter Turner, age 86 of Lula, passed away Wednesday, February 03, 2016, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on December 29, 1929, she was ...

Jackson

Odis Tate, 89, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Odis Tate, age 89 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, February 3, 2016.  Mr. Tate was born in Talmo, Georgia ...
Paul Thomas Lord, 83, Commerce
            Mr. Paul Thomas Lord, age 83, of Commerce died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr ...
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.