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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 7th, 2017

Dawson

Debra Lynn "Esa" Derrett, 64, Dawsonville
  Debra Lynn “Esa” Derrett, 64, of Dawsonville walked with Jesus on November 7, 2017 at her home after an extensive battle with Cancer. Debra enjoyed spendin ...

Forsyth

John Edward Parker, 55, Cumming
John Edward Parker, age 55, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and son. John will always be remembered as a man with a ...

Hall

Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, 65, Gainesville
            Mrs. Judy Elaine Arrowsmith, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at New Horizons Lani ...
Edward O. Payne III, 77, Gainesville
Edward O. Payne, III, 77 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday November 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Services are incomplete at this time.   ...

Stephens

Aubrey Lee Capes, 71, Toccoa
Mr. Aubrey Lee Capes, age 71 of 174 Freeman Creek Circle passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. A son of the late Homer and Alice Whitlock Capes, he was born November 29, 1945 i ...

White

Keith Edward Arey, 60, Cleveland
Keith Edward Arey, age 60, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edward and Nancy Jane Ward Arey. Mr. Arey is ...
Ronald Wayne Roberts, 70, Cleveland
Ronald Wayne Roberts died on November 7, 2017 at his home in Cleveland Ga at the age of 70 after a battle with stage 4 lung cancer.   Wayne is survived by his son, Randy S ...
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.