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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 13th, 2016

Banks

Patsy Jane Davis, 68, Homer
Mrs. Patsy Jane Davis, age 68, of Homer, GA died Monday, June 13, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU.  Mrs. Davis was born in Commerce to the late William Patrick and Lillie Mae Tate ...

Barrow

Juanita Elaine Peace, 83, Bethlehem
   Mrs. Juanita Elaine Peace, age 83 of Bethlehem, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      & ...

Forsyth

Leota Faye Brown, 68, Cumming
Leota Faye Brown, age 68 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016. She enjoyed crocheting, crafting and was family oriented and loved her nieces and nephews. She was preced ...
Martha Gibson, 81, Cumming
  Martha Gibson, 81, of Cumming, GA beloved mother and wife, was called to her eternal resting place on June 13, 2016.   She entered this world on March 3, 1935 i ...

Gwinnett

Tessie Scoggins Gilbert, age 100, of Buford, Georgia died Monday, June 13, 2016.  A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 at Westv ...
William Anthony “Bill” Schuster, Sr., age 74 of Buford, GA, died Monday, June 13, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hami ...

Habersham

Frederick “Fred” Fonda, Jr., age 88, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, June 13, 2016, following a short illness. Mr. Fonda was born on N ...
Lee Baird Jackson, 92, Cornelia
Lee Baird Jackson, age 92, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 31, 1923 in Jackson County, Georgia. She was ...

Hall

Lynda J. Riness, 68, Lula
Mrs. Lynda J. Riness, 68, of Lula died June 13, 2016. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family will receive friends ...
Patricia Ann Savage, 68 of Lula died Monday June 13, 2016 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. Savage was the daughter of the late Guy William and Evelyn Pi ...

Jackson

Virginia Jordan Nix, 75, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Jordan Nix, age 75 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, June 13, 2016.  Mrs. Nix was born in East Point, ...

Stephens

  Mrs. Addie Grace Wilmot Williams, age 98 of 295 Williams Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 at her residence.  A daughter of the late Lam ...

White

Dale L. Hulsey was welcomed into Heaven on June 13, 2016.  He was born on September 18, 1954 in Gainesville, GA to the late Telford and Eunice Hulsey.  He is surviv ...
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.