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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 18th, 2017

Forsyth

Lorene Alma Stewart, 78, Cumming
  Lorene Alma Stewart, age 78, born in Forsyth County on March 3, 1939, and was call home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. After 30 plus years as a custo ...
Dennis Winter, 73, Cumming
  Dennis Winter, 73 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday October 18, 2017. He was born on May 2, 1944 in Chicago, IL the son of Clarence and Sophie Szcyublewski Winte ...

Gwinnett

Ricky Lamar Gravitt, 55, Lawrenceville
Ricky Lamar Gravitt, age 55, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Mr. Gravitt is survived by his children, Rosa Gravitt, Lawrenceville, GA, Amanda Gravi ...
Donna Wood Moon, 81, Dacula
Donna Wood Moon, age 81, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferris Moon. She is survived by her children, Amanda Wo ...

Habersham

Claud C. Greene, 89, Baldwin
Claud C. Greene, age 89, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. No formal services will be held. Those wishing to express online condolences to the ...
Timothy Hulsey, 60, Cornelia
Timothy Hulsey, age 60 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Born on October 18, 1957 in Demorest, Georgia, he was a son of Mojean Thomas Hulsey of Demorest ...

Hall

Donald Duane Davidson II, 76, Gainesville
Donald Duane Davidson II, 76, of Sundown Drive, died on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, after an extended illness.  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Donald Duane Davidson an ...
Mark Mitchell Ham, V, 32, Gainesville
Mark Mitchell Ham V of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly on October 18, 2017 at the age of 32. Mark is survived by his parents Mark M Ham IV and Eugenia Ham of Gainesville, ...

Jackson

Mrs. Faye Burnette Fitzpatrick, age 74, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Toccoa to the late Odell and Mildred ...

Lumpkin

Ms. Patricia Hardin Abercrombie of Dahlonega passed away from a sudden illness. Born January 3rd, 1953, to parents WA and Christine Hardin, Pat lived most of her life in Dahlone ...
Janice Kay Gray, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janice Kay Gray, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully in her home on October 18, 2017. Janice was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 16, 1936 to the late Paul Edwa ...

Other

Tina Chance Stowers, 87, Marietta
Tina Chance Stowers, 87 of Marietta passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  Mrs. Stowers was a member of the Pendley Hills Civic Association, the Pendley Hills Neighborhood ...

Rabun

Joshua Allan Ferry, went to be with the Lord October 18, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family at UNC Children’s Hospital Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  Joshu ...
Joshua Allan Ferry, went to be with the Lord October 18, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family at UNC Children’s Hospital Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  Joshu ...
Joshua Allan Ferry, went to be with the Lord October 18, 2017. He was surrounded by his loving family at UNC Children’s Hospital Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  Joshu ...

Stephens

Emily Ann Meeks Cash, 81, Toccoa
Mrs. Emily Ann Meeks Cash, age 81 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Bee Hive Assisted Living Facility. A daughter of the late Jess J. and Minnie Lee Colli ...

White

Laura Ann Jones, 49, Cleveland
Laura Ann Jones, age 49 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017.   Ms. Jones was born July 23, 1968 in Asheboro, NC to James Julian and Rita Robertson. She ...
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.