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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 17th, 2017

Forsyth

John C. Voerg, 59, Cumming
John C. Voerg, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday June 17, 2017. He was born on August 26, 1957 in Berea, OH a son of Alfrid and Elizabeth Wintering Voerg who have both p ...
Mary W. Martin, 86, Cumming
Mary W. Martin, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. She was a Sunday school teacher, Bib ...

Gwinnett

Cecil Gober, 89, Sugar Hill
Cecil Gober, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ora Roach Gober; granddaughter, Kelley Canady; s ...
Jose Valdez-Huerta, 43, Lawrenceville
Jose Valdez-Huerta, age 43, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Irma Bonilla; children, Marco Valdez, Brian Valdez, Sicela V ...

Habersham

Graciela M. Martinez, 61, Cornelia
Graciela M. Martinez, age 61 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.   Born on January 15, 1956, sh ...
Margie Marie Tucker Mulvihill, age 65 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Born in Christian County, Kentucky on September 22, 1952, she was a ...
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, 64, Demorest
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, age 64 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. &n ...

Hall

Thelma Satterfield Aiken, 95, Gainesville
Thelma Satterfield Aiken, age 95, of Gainesville passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017 due to declining health. Mrs. Aiken was born November 27, 1921, at Cleve ...
Mary Suggs, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Suggs, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tu ...

Jackson

Edward Franklin Wilkes, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Franklin Wilkes, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 17, 2017.  Mr. Wilkes was born in Danie ...

White

Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Troy W. York age 65, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017. Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellene Adams York. He was a memb ...
Sandra "Sandy" Ridgeway, 68, Cleveland
Sandra “Sandy” Ridgeway, age 68, of Cleveland, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Glyndon and R ...
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.