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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 21st, 2016

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Diana Long, 62, Dawsonville
Diana Long, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Monday March 21, 2016 at Vitas Hospital following a period of declining health. Diana was born February 3, 1954 in Hornchurch, England ...

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Winston Weldon Ayers, Jr., age 88 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016. Born in Homer, Georgia on September 1, 1927, he was a son of the late Winston Weldon, Sr. and ...
Betty Brown Johnson, 88, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Betty Brown Johnson, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 10:00 AM from the Ebenezer United Methodist Church cemetery with fu ...

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Happy Garner Kirkpatrick, 82, Gainesville
Happy Garner Kirkpatrick, 82, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...
Amon Odean McDougald,, 80, Gainesville
  Amon Odean McDougald, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an extended illness.    &nb ...
Alice B. Taylor, 92, Gainesville
Alice B. Taylor, 92, of Gainesville, GA died on Tuesday, March 21, 2016 at Vitas Hospice.  Born in Lawrence, KS she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Alice Bliesner.& ...

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Sarah Davidson Nelson, 86, Commerce
Mrs. Sarah Davidson Nelson, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Monday, March 21, 2016 at her residence.  She was born in Commerce to the late R.M. and Tallulah Merle Rogers Davidson ...
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.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.