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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 13th, 2017

Dawson

Winnie C. Smith, 75, Dawsonville
Winnie C. Smith, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 13, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 18, 1942 to the late Joseph T. and L ...

Gwinnett

Maria Irismar Lima-Rocha, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Christine Haydee Rocha De Azevedo and Yaskara Dianne R ...

Hall

Larry Douglas Stowers, 59, Murrayville
Larry Douglas Stowers age 59 of Murrayville, GA passed away on October 13, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born August 30, 1958 to parents Winfred and Lucy Black Stowers, he was a ...
Mr. Eddie Ray Overby went to his heavenly home to be with his family and loved ones. He requested no services to be held. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, ...
Lawrence Charles Sowers, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lawrence Charles Sowers, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away October 13, 2017   Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at First ...

Other

Joseph John Roehrig III “Joe”, passed away on October 13, 2017 at Dekalb Medical Hospital near his home in Tucker, GA. Joe was born on December 20, 1949 in Queens, N ...
David George Adams, 63, Fair Play, SC
Mr. David George Adams, age 63 of North Fleetwood Lane in Fair Play, S.C. passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas Cliff and Sarah Head A ...
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.