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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 18th, 2017

Dawson

Joshua Andrew “Josh” Gilleland, 24, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 18, 2017. Born September 18, 1992, he was a native of Forsyth County but had lived in Daws ...

Habersham

Ernest Simmons, 74, Baldwin
Ernest Simmons, age 74, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Simmons was born on September 28, 1942 in Baldwin, Georgia to the la ...

Hall

Julie Haynes, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Julie Haynes of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Haynes died Sunday June 18, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Co ...
Julie Haynes, 64, Gainesville
Julie Haynes, 64 of Gainesville died Sunday June 18, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Ithaca, New York, Julie had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Leonard Bond, 88, Commerce
Mr. Leonard Bond, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Bond was born in Commerce to the late Alvin and Wildred Williamson Bond.   ...
Shirley Mae Etris, 71, Nicholson
Mrs. Shirley Mae Etris, age 71, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice, IPU.  Mrs. Etris was born in Commerce to the late Howard and Elizabeth Armstron ...

White

Trella Denise Cantrell, 54, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs Trella Denise Cantrell , age 54 of Cleveland. Denise passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.   Funeral services ...
Ruth Turpin Vaughn, 100, Cleveland
Mrs. Ruth Vaughn, age 100, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.  Mrs. Vaughn was born in Habersham County to the late Claude and Effie Flanagan Turpin.  Sh ...
Coy Junior Whitley, 69, Cleveland
Coy Junior Whitley, age 69 formerly of Cleveland passed away at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon on June 18, 2017.  Coy was born on August 3, 1947 to the late Cortez Whitley a ...
Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
  Troy W. York age 65, 0f Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017.  Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellen Adams York ...
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.