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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 8th, 2017

Dawson

Sarah Elizabeth Grove, 95, Dawsonville
Sarah Elizabeth Grove, 95, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at North Georgia Assisted Living. Born January 5, 1922 in Calhoun, Illinois to the late ...

Hall

Scott William Sheidy, 63 of Lula passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 at his residence. Scott is survived by his wife, Barbara Sheidy; Daughter and son-in-law- Amanda and Dr ...

Lumpkin

Elizabeth “Bettie” Ross passed away November 8, 2017 in Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Ross was born in Atlanta, GA to Alexander (Alex) and Roxa Edmonds Walker Vallance in 19 ...

Other

John “Tom” Williams, Jr, 89, Carnesville
Mr. John “Tom” Williams, Jr., age 89, of Carnesville, GA died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Kindred Hospice of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Willi ...

White

Mrs. Nancy Ethel "Mamo" Bristol, age 98 of Sautee, passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Mrs. Bristol was born on October 12, 1919, in Habersham County, to the la ...
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.