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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 15th, 2016

Dawson

Welker Emory Hamby, 39, Atlanta, formerly of Dawsonville
Welker Emory Hamby, 39, of Atlanta passed away Wednesday September 14, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born February 15, 1977 and raised in Dawsonville, Mr. Ha ...

Hall

Julia Juliet Law Gatlin, 95, Gainesville
Julia Juliet Law Gatlin was born in Jackson County Georgia on July 18, 1921 to Joseph Q. Law and Ina Bell Burns Law. Julia lived in Gainesville for a number of years and she later ...
Alice J Williams, 66, Gainesville
 Alice J Williams age 66 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Alice Randolph Williams, 65, Gainesville
Alice Randolph Williams age 65 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her parents Fletcher and Peccolia Randolph . She leaves to c ...

Jackson

Curtis L. McIntire, 61, Commerce
Curtis L. McIntire, age 61 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday September 15, 2016.   Mr. McIntire was the son of the late LeRoy Harvey and Sue Elmore Leachman McIntir ...
Brenda Sue Dalton, 69, Jefferson
  Ms. Brenda Sue Dalton, age 69, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at her residence.  Ms. Dalton was born on October 16, 1946 in Fairmont, W ...

White

Patricia V. Driver, 72, Sautee
Patricia Driver, age 72 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Mrs. Driver was born on October 16, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late John L. Waites, Sr. an ...
Blanche Garland, 87, Cleveland
Blanche Garland, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Mrs. Garland was born February 26, 1929 in Waynesville, NC to the late Reuben and Bida Mess ...
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.