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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 9th, 2016

Banks

Theodore Strickland, 63, Commerce
Mr. Theodore  Strickland age 63  of Commerce, GA passed June 7,2016. Home Going Services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 @1:00pm at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church, F ...

Dawson

Opal Jones Ferguson, 68, Dawsonville
Mrs. Opal Jones Ferguson, age 68 of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County) passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness ...

Forsyth

Dora Elizabeth Brown Bagley, age 82, born June 23, 1933 in Ocee, Georgia (Fulton County), passed in peace on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her husb ...

Gwinnett

Pauline Fife, 93, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Pauline Fife, 93 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on June 9, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 3050 ...

Hall

Richard Raphew Smith, 89, Gainesville
  Richard Raphew Smith, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Paul ...
Sarah Eloise Stringer, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Eloise Stringer was born June 1, 1929 to the late Clyde and Minnie Thompson Williams in Flowery Branch.  She joined Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early ...

Stephens

Dorothy Murray James, 93, Anderson, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Murray James, age 93 of Anderson, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 09, 2016 at the home of her son in Anderson, South Carolina. A da ...
Mrs. Carolyn Adele Vaughn Moore age 75 of North Currahee Lane, Toccoa passed away Wednesday June 8, 2016 at her son’s residence. A daughter of the late Robin Vaughn, ...

White

Ray Bower, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Ray Bower, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Jun 9, 2016. A native of Bethlehem, Georgia, he was a son of the late Sam and Pearl Perry Bower. Mr. Bower was a retired in ...
Kayre Anne Hines, 80, Sautee
Kayre Anne Hines, age 80 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016.  Mrs. Hines was born August 17, 1935 in Carrollton, GA to the late Lloyd H. Griffin II and Stella Ev ...
Willie Mae Sisum, 84, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Willie Mae Sisum, age 84 of Cleveland. Mrs Sisum entered this life on December 14, 1931 and entered into eternal lif ...
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.