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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 30th, 2017

Forsyth

Edward Marion Borg, 88, Cumming
Edward Marion Borg, 88 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday January 30, 2017. He was born on September 11, 1928 in the Bronx, New York City, NY the son of Albert Edward and Elea ...

Habersham

Barbara Wales Hunter Johnson, 85, Clarkesville
Memorial services Barbara Wales Hunter Johnson, age 85 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville.&nbs ...
Eleanor McConnell Nix, Clarkesville
Memorial services for Eleanor McConnell Nix of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Clarkesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Brian Butl ...

Hall

Dewell L. Allison, 86, Chestnut Mountain
Mr. Dewell L. Allison, age 86, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, following a brief illness, surrounded by hi ...

Jackson

Billy Darrell Roberts, 79, Braselton
Billy Darrell Roberts, age 79, of Braselton passed away Monday, January 30, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017 at New Liberty United Metho ...

Other

Gary S. Lewis, 73, Alpharetta
Gary S. Lewis, age 73, of Alpharetta passed away Monday, January 30, 2017.  Gary was a lifelong resident of the Holbrook Campground community, living his entire life within tw ...

Rabun

Henry Edgar Owens, 91, Satolah
Henry Edgar Owens, age 91, of Satolah, GA, passed away on January 30, 2017 at his home. His loved ones surrounded him as he went to be with the lord. Edgar was a devout Christia ...

White

John Dennis “Denny” Rhoday, age 74 of Helen, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017. Mr. Rhoday was born in Marion, Indiana the son of John Gerald Rhoday and the la ...
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.