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Local Obits for Fri. May 13th, 2016

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Linda Gail Maddox, 63, Winder
Linda Gail Maddox, age 63, of Winder passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Her hobbies were playing BINGO and having picnics.  She loved her dogs, church and gospel singing. ...

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Russell H. Honea, 82, Cumming
Russell H. Honea, age 82, of Cumming passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016. A native of the Atlanta area, Russell was a U.S. Air Force veteran; an Atlanta Fire Department Fireman for ...
Christopher Lee Michael Sellers, age 42, of Cumming and formerly of Baxley, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Survivors include his wife Lorie Sellers; parents Larr ...

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M. Lucille stover Johnson, 99, Gainesville
 Mrs. M. Lucille Stover Johnson, age 99, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park, surrounded by family and friends. &nb ...
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82, Gainesville
Martha Godfrey Moore, 82  died on May 13, 2016 at Dogwood Forest where she had resided for a number of years. She was born on January 8, 1934 to Charles Edwin Cole and Ola ...
James (Jim) Edward Webb, 78, Gainesville
James E. (Jim) Webb, 78, of Gainesville, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday, May 13, 2016. Jim was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 27, 1938 to Paul A. ...

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William T. (Bill) Atwood, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William T. “Bill” Atwood, age 73, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 13, 2016.  Mr. Atwood was b ...
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, 65, Jefferson
Nancy Lee Duke Gunn, age 65, of Jefferson passed away Friday, May 13, 2016.  Nancy graduated with honors from DeKalb College with an Associates in Science and became a registe ...

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James Edward Gaddis, 52, Dahlonega
James Edward Gaddis, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on Friday May 13, 2016.   James was the son of the late Homer Leroy and Mary Sue Gaddis.   ...
Charles “Joe” Mosie Waters, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday May 13, 2016.   Joe retired from Burlington at 62 after 44 years of working there bec ...

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Ernest Joseph Hudson, 95, Toccoa
Mr. Ernest Joseph Hudson, age 95 of 91 Briarwood Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at his residence.   A son of the late Walter C. Hudson, Sr. ...
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.