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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 16th, 2016

Dawson

Mildred Crane, 85, Dawsonville
Mildred Crane, 85, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 16, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born October 24, 1930 to the late Joe and Bethie Strick ...
Ginger Paul, 61, Dawsonville
Ginger Paul, 61, of Dawsonville, Georgia went to be with our Lord on Friday September 16, 2016. She was born on January 3, 1955 and was the most beautiful, caring wife, sister, ...

Forsyth

Edwin “Paul” Pops Whitley of Cumming passed away on September 16, 2016. No services are currently scheduled at this time. He is predeceased in death by his parents ...
Maxie Jasper Hubbard, 88, Cumming and Athens
Maxie Jasper Hubbard of Cumming and Athens, Georgia, passed away on September 16, 2016, after a long illness.  Born on September 30, 1928, he was preceded in death by his moth ...
Clay Jones, 86, Cumming
Clay “Sonny” Jones, age 86, a life-long resident of Forsyth County, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Friday, September 16, 2016.  He was a l ...

Habersham

Paul S. Allen, 92, Demorest
Paul S. Allen, age 92 of Demorest, passed away Friday, September 16, 2016, at a private healthcare facility. Born in Habersham County on August 17, 1924, he was a son of the lat ...
Jonathan Lee Duncan, 37, Cornelia
Jonathan Lee Duncan, age 37, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016. Mr. Duncan was born on September 9, 1979 in Hall County, Georgia. He is preceded in ...
Lorene Palmer Moody, 90, Cornelia
Lorene Palmer Moody, age 90, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016. Mrs. Moody was born on September 12, 1926 in Habersham County, Georgia. She is prec ...
Haskell Morgan, 94, Baldwin
Haskell Morgan, age 94 of Baldwin, formerly of California and Arkansas, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 following an extended illness.   Born in Batesvill ...
Crystal Joy Lovell Toler, 37, Mt. Airy
Crystal Joy Lovell Toler, age 37 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on May 19, 1979 she was the daughter of Martha Hunt Black and the ...

Hall

Danny Lanier Smith, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Danny Lanier Smith age 62 of Gainesville passed away on Friday September 16, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Other

Claris McGalliard Ingersoll, age 89, of Athens passed away Friday, September 16, 2016. She was a 1948 graduate from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors of  Arts in Jour ...

White

Susan Ann Reneau, 57, Cleveland
Susan Ann Reneau, age 57, of Cleveland, GA, passed away September 16, 2016 following a sudden illness.   Susan was born in Albuquerque, NM Feb. 27, 1959.   Sh ...
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.