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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 10th, 2017

Dawson

Darrell Waters, 85, Dawsonville
Darrell Waters, age 85, of Dawsonville, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017. Mr. Waters was a native and lifelong resident of Dawsonville.  He was born, in the same house ...

Gwinnett

Thomas Michael Culligan, “Tom”, 89, passed away peacefully on November 10th, 2017 while surrounded by his children.  He was a loving, thoughtful, intelligent, athl ...

Habersham

Kenneth Robert Baumeister, known as Ken to friends and family, age 71, of Cornelia, GA passed away peacefully Friday, November 10, 2017.   Ken is survived by his wife, B ...

Hall

Barbara Lois Elden, 70, Braselton
Mrs. Barbara Lois Elden, of Braselton passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Braselton, surrounded by her family. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 14, 2017 a ...
Rebecca Marlene Snelson, age 61, passed away on November 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 13, 2017 in the ...
Sue Tanner, 69, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Sue A. Tanner, 69, of Flowery Branch passed away on November 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Born on February 1, 1948 ...

Jackson

Kevin Francis Elinski, 60, Pendergrass
Kevin Francis Elinski, age 60, of Pendergrass passed away Friday, November 10, 2017.  Kevin was Buffalo Bills and Red Sox fan.  He loved motorcycles, fixing things, his f ...

Lumpkin

Sonya Renee English, 41, Dahlonega
Sonya Renee English, age 41, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017. Sonya was born in Brunswick, GA on December 7, 1975.  Two things made her happy; a kayak a ...
Melvin Fortner, 74, Dahlonega
Melvin Fortner, age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017. Mr. Fortner was born in Lumpkin County the son of the late Raliegh and Bonnie Grizzle Fortner. He wa ...

Other

Dennis “Denny” John Ryan of Alpharetta, GA passed away peacefully at his home on November 10, 2017, after a long illness.  Denny was born July 28, 1946, in St. Pau ...
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.