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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 8th, 2016

Forsyth

Chester Cichocki, 83, Cumming
  Chester Cichocki 83, of Cumming passed away on September 8, 2016. Services will be held at a later date in New York. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...
Charlotte Starnes Phillips of Cumming, formerly of Decatur, Georgia and Kingsport, Tennessee, passed away on September 8, 2016.  Charlotte leaves behind to cherish her memory, ...

Gwinnett

George LeRoy Inman, 89, Johns Creek
INMAN, George LeRoy Age 89, of Johns Creek, GA was called home to be with his Savior on Thursday morning, September 8, 2016.  George was born on December 21, 1926 in Berwyn ...
Francis X. “Frank” Swietlik, III, age 58 of Buford, GA, died suddenly on Thursday, September 8, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held Monday, September 12, 2016 a ...

Hall

Kathy Sharon Baker, 56, Gainesville
 Ms. Kathy Sharon Baker, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   &n ...
On the morning of September 8th, 2016, Clarence Edward Clark, better known as “Buster,” left to be with the Lord while surrounded by family at his home in Flowery Branc ...

Jackson

Angela Turner Robinson, 62, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Angela Turner Robinson, age 62 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, September 8, 2016.  Mrs. Robinson was born i ...
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.