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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 13th, 2017

Dawson

Priscilla Faith Harrison Beale, age 82, peacefully passed into eternal life on June 13, 2017 in her beloved lake house in Dawsonville, GA. She was born in June, 1935 in Long Bea ...

Forsyth

Djuna (Stormy) Spain Henson, age 53, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  She was a member of North Point Church in Alpharetta, GA. Djuna was a loving daughter ...

Gwinnett

Herbert Arthur Terwilliger, III, 68, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, peacefully in his home following complications due to Myelofibrosis. In just one week ...
Mildred Hodge Wright, 71, Duluth
Mildred Hodge Wright, age 71, of Duluth, GA passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. She is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years, Pastor Bobby Wright, Duluth, GA; children, Chan ...

Jackson

Charles Pledger Cotton, 85, Commerce
Mr. Charles Pledger Cotton, age 85 of Commerce died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Cotton was born in Maysville to the late, Pledger Dillard and Clara Belle Ode ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Hartzell, 82, Dahlonega
Teresa Hartzell, age 82 of Dahlonega passed away on June 13th, 2017 following a brief illness.  She was born in Philadelphia, PA and later moved to Boca Raton, FL where she wa ...

Stephens

Wayne Lawrence, 66, Toccoa
  Wayne Lawrence, age 66, of Toccoa, GA passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. He is survived by his wife of twenty years, Brenda Westfall Lawrence, Toccoa, GA; children, Jeff ...
Madge Chitwood Bond, 92, Toccoa
Mrs. Madge Chitwood Bond, age 92 of Lewis Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late Silas G. and Sadie Reynolds ...
Carlton Dupree Rumsey, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Carlton Dupree Rumsey, age 80 of 74 Davis Avenue, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Ralph and Lela Mae Murray Rums ...

White

Merline Maund, 100, Sautee Nacoochee
Merline Maund, age 100 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mrs. Maund was born October 15, 1916 in Howard Lake, MN to the late Harry and Lola May Magill. He ...
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.