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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 9th, 2016

Dawson

Aline Burt, 87, Dawsonville
Aline Burt, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 9, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following a period of declining health. Born December 3, 1928 to the late Grady ...

Forsyth

Penny Louise Russell, 39, Cumming
Penny Louise Russell, age 39, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016. A compassionate, loving person, Penny was a devout mother and wife to her husband and 2 sons.  Fa ...

Habersham

Marybelle Santangelo, 73, Cornelia
Marybelle Santangelo, age 73 of Cornelia passed away August 9, 2016.  She was born in Gowanda, NY on September 06, 1942 to the late Ulysses G. and Pauline Sundown Scott.   ...

Jackson

Ola Mae Campbell, 82, Pendergrass
Ola Mae Campbell, age 82, of Pendergrass passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, August 8, 2016.  She was the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Cheek.  Ola Mae ...

Other

Hoke Caudell, Jr., 74, Homer
Hoke Caudell, Jr., age 74, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Mr. Caudell was born on September 4, 1941, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Hoke Caude ...
James Steven Scales, 58, Alpharetta
James Steven Scales, 58, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away at his residence on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. ...

White

Brian Jarrard Dalton, 53, Cleveland
Brian Girard Dalton, age 53 of Cleveland passed away August 9, 2016.  Brian was born on May 28, 1963 in Nebraska City, Nebraska to Robert Dalton and to the late Eleanor Ash ...
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.