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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 19th, 2017

Dawson

Dwayne Rider, 39, Dawsonville
Dwayne Rider, 39, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born April 25, 1978, Mr. Rider was a lifelo ...

Forsyth

William Clarence Duke, 88, Cumming
William Clarence Duke, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  He was a 55 year resident of Forsyth County that moved here in 1962 from Decat ...

Gwinnett

Gregory “Greg” Lamar Brown, 60, Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gregory “Greg” Lamar Brown, age 60 of Lawrenceville, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 19, 2017.  Mr. B ...
Marc Michael Fraser, 62, Sugar Hill
Marc Michael Fraser, age 62, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Mr. Fraser is survived by his wife, Susan Wiles Fraser, Sugar Hill, GA; children, Christop ...

Habersham

James Lamar Maney, 74, Cornelia
James Lamar Maney, 74, passed away on October 19, 2017 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, WA.  James was born on January 30, 1943 in Lula, GA to Sterling Maney and Mar ...
Mary Carleen Ruark, 89, Cornelia
Mary Carleen Ruark, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Home & ...
Mrs. Carleen Dial Ruark, 89, Cornelia
Mrs. Carleen Dial Ruark, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. ...

Hall

William Douglas Moore, 68, Clermont
William Douglas Moore, age 68 of Clermont, Ga. died October 19, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00  a.m.  Saturday October 21, 2017 in Christia ...

Jackson

Paul Monroe Shannon, 70, Nicholson
Mr. Paul Monroe Shannon, age 70, of Nicholson died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Shannon was born in Athens to the late, Cecil and Elizabeth Gunnells Shann ...

Lumpkin

Charles Sidney Cantrell, 89, Dahlonega
Charles Terrell Cantrell, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Born in White County, Georgia on January 1, 1937, he was a son of the late Leamon and Nancy ...
Howard Ernest Tritt, 100, Suches
Mr. Howard Ernest Tritt, age 100 years, of Suches, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017. Mr. Tritt was born on November 18, 1916 and was a native and lifelong resident of Such ...

Stephens

Mrs. Marcine Rose Hubbard Griffin, age 48 of 314 Persimmon Street, Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of the late Jasper Williams Hubbard ...

White

Robert “Bobby” Voyles, 81, Cleveland
Mr. Robert “Bobby” Voyles, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away on October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:30pm on Sunda ...
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.