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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 22nd, 2016

Banks

Wendall Carter Parker, 88, Hollingsworth
    Wendall Carter Parker, age 88, of Hollingsworth Community, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Mr. Parker was born on September 20, 1927, in ...

Hall

Eva Pauline “Miss Polly” Helton passed away June 22, 2016. Born in Hall County, Ga. 04/11/1928, she was the daughter of Steve Russell and Eva Clark Russell. She was ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shirley Ann Stephens Cantrell, age 57, of Braselton, who passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Mrs. Cantrell is the daughter of Ro ...
Jeannette Haynes Denton, 76, Commerce
Jeannette Haynes Denton age 76 of Commerce passed away June 22, 2016 at her residence.   Mrs. Denton was born March 15, 1940 to the late Walter & Susie Leachman Hayn ...

Other

Delores Anita Canon, 69, LEESBURG, Ga.
A reception to celebrate the life of Delores Anita Canon, age 69, will be held on Saturday, June 25th at 11:00am at 356 Creekside Drive, Leesburg, Georgia.  Ms. Canon passed a ...

Stephens

Aubrey Lee Phillips, 87, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Lee Phillips, age 87 of 128 Racetrack Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late Harvey Loveless Phillips a ...
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.