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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 15th, 2017

Dawson

Timothy Gordon Elzey, 53, Dawsonville
Timothy Gordon Elzey, age 53, of Dawsonville, formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Survivors include his daughters, Savannah Leigh Elzey of Dawsonv ...
Kimberly Lambert Dorsey, 35, Dawsonville
Kimberly Lambert-Dorsey, 35, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 15, 2017. Born July 11, 1981 in College Park, Georgia, she had lived in Dawson County for over 20 years.& ...

Forsyth

Gene Marion Chambers, 89, Cumming
Gene Marion Chambers, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Gene was born on September 4, 1926, in Homer, GA, to the late Roy and Irene Chambers. Gene was ...
Nathan S. Bennett, age 53, passed away unexpectantly on March 10, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father Roger Roy Bennett.  Nathan is survived by his mother, Regina H. B ...
Helen Otto Hopkins, 82, Cumming
Helen Otto Hopkins of Cumming, GA died peacefully on March 15, 2017.  She was born on July 31, 1934 in Evansville, IN to Louis and Alzadia Otto.  Helen Graduated from Bos ...

Habersham

Patsy Tyler Dean, 77, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Patsy Tyler Dean, age 77, of Clarkesville will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Larry Free and Rev. Raymon ...
Kitty Caudell, 85, Baldwin
Kitty Caudell, age 85, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the residence of Bobby and Ann Smith. Ms. Caudell was born on January 26, 1932, in Banks ...

Jackson

Linda Anne Cowart, 74, Commerce
Linda Anne Cowart, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017.   Mrs. Cowart was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ida Rougeau and the widow of J.L. ...
Irene Hollis Funderburk, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Hollis Funderburk, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  Mrs. Funderburk was born i ...

Lumpkin

William Rutherford Cason, 78, Dahlonega
William Rutherford Cason , age 78 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on March 15, 2017 following a short illness. Bill was born in Sandersville Georgia.  He graduated from North ...
James Leroy Fortner, 75, Dahlonega
James Leroy Fortner, age 75, a life-long resident of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, with his family by his side he completed his journey home to be with J ...
Edward George Biernacki, 63, Dahlonega
Edward George Biernacki, 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  A Memorial Service will be hel ...

White

Beatrice Turner, 86, Cleveland
Beatrice Turner, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Turner was born on November 18, 1928 in Augusta, GA to the late Clau ...
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.