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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 21st, 2016

Barrow

Reba Bunn, 75, Winder
Mrs. Reba Bunn, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 21, 2016 at her residence.  A Native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Bu ...

Gwinnett

Marshall Anderson, 70, Buford
Marshall Anderson, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016. He was raised in Thomasville, GA, and spent a number of years in Buford. He retired from Elri ...

Habersham

Ola Mae Demore, 92, Clarkesville
Ola Mae Demore, age 92 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am, Friday September 23, 2016 at Fairfield Baptist Ch ...

Hall

Jackie Lamar Adams, 62, Murrayville
Jackie Lamar Adams, 62, of Murrayville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at Emory Hospital. Born October 25, 1953 in Gainsville he was the son of the late David Adams and Mau ...
Nancy Hendricks Copper, 45, Gainesville
Nancy Hendricks Copper, 45, passed away on Wednesday September 21st at home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was the beloved wife of Chad C ...
Susie Pearline Odom, 73, Gainesville
 Graveside services are scheduled for Friday September 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday September 22, 22 ...

Lumpkin

Gary Junior Head, 59, Dahlonega
Gary Junior Head, age 59, a long-time resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on September 21, 2016. Gary was an associate member of the US Mountain Ranger Association. He is spec ...
Margaret M. Turpin, 76, Dahlonega
Margaret M. Turpin, age 76, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on September 21, 2016. Margaret was the daughter of the late William and Mary Jackson. She is survived by her husband ...

Towns

Glen Greenwald, 83, Young Harris
Glen Greenwald, age 83, of Young Harris, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Glen loved golf and was a member of the Atlanta Ski Club. A Veteran of both the Army and ...
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.