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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 23rd, 2016

Gwinnett

Maximo Clavijo, 85, Suwanee
Maximo Clavijo, 85, of Suwanee, GA died on August 23, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in La Plaz, Bolivia he was the son of the late Jose and Juana Clavijo. Mr. C ...

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Estelle Baker Crane, 88, Clarkesville
Estelle Baker Crane, age 88 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Born in Warrenton, Georgia on May 20, 1928 she was a daughter of the late Algernon and Anna L ...

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Jean Duncan, 86, Gainesville
  Jean Duncan, of Gainesville, went to be with her Savior on Tuesday August 23, 2016 at the age of 86.  She was born January 10, 1930 in Homestead, Florida to the late ...
Ximena Garcia, inf, Gainesville
Infant Ximena Garcia of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016. “She has been a blessing to our lives, and has shown us how to be strong and have faith in Go ...
Patricia Smith Williams, 52, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Smith Williams, age 52, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Medical Management Health & Rehab in Macon, following an extended illness. Gr ...

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Delorice Ann Cannon, Cleveland
Delorice Ann Cannon of Norcross, GA formerly of Cleveland, GA passed away August 23, 2016. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, August 27, 2016 fro ...
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.