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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 11th, 2017

Forsyth

Robert H. “Bob” Hansman, age 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11th with his wife, Barbara and daughter, Jenny at his side.  Bob ...
Charles Coy Chadwick, 78, Cumming
Charles Coy Chadwick, 78, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA.  He was a member of Mt. Calvary Bapt ...

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Wayne Warren Waldron, 58, Gainesville
Wayne Warren Waldron, 58 of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.    A Memorial service is scheduled Friday, February 17, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Li ...
Robert Joseph Brooks, 81, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert Joseph Brooks, 81, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at North Forsyth Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 14 ...
Ana Ma Reyes-Sanchez, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Ana Ma Reyes-Sanchez, 72, of Gainesville passed away February 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February ...
Paul T. Townsend, 85, Alto
Mr. Paul T. Townsend, 85, of Alto passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 i ...

Jackson

Jerry Wortham, 74, Nicholson
Jerry Wortham age 74 of Nicholson passed away Saturday Feb. 11, 2017 at the Hill Haven Nursing Home.   Mr. Wortham was born February 13, 1942 to the late Hubert Loy & Ir ...

Other

James Alfred Bradley, 68, Greenville, SC
James Alfred Bradley, 68 of Greenville, SC passed away on Saturday February 11, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonald ...
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.