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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 19th, 2017

Forsyth

Charlotte Brownlee Smith, 70, of Cumming passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.  Survivors include her husband, Jim Smith; sons, Shawn and Brad Smith; grandchildren, Cade, Pres ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Effie Mae Brown Sudderth, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, Allen Sudderth; grandson, S ...
Benjamin Edward Traylor, 67 of Buford, GA passed away on Monday June 19, 2017. He was born on October 24, 1949 in Hogansville, GA the son of Emanuel and Doris Jo Brown Traylor w ...

Hall

James Danner Beynon, 81, Gainesville
Mr. James Danner Beynon, age 81, passed away June 19, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Beynon was born in Portland, Oregon to the late Leland Merle Beynon and Elma Danner ...

Lumpkin

Isabella Grace Torres, inf, Dahlonega
Isabella Grace Torres passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Monday, June 19, 2017. Although she spent only a moment in our arms, she will forever remain in our hearts. ...
Byron Hugh LeFevre, 87, Dahlonega
Byron Hugh LeFevre, of Dahlonega, passed away on June 19, 2017. Byron was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on July 11, 1929. He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and a ...

Other

Tasia Marie Gartner, 16, Canton
Miss Tasia Marie Gartner, age 16, of Canton, Georgia, passed from this world on June 19th, 2017 at 10:30 pm in McDonough Georgia.     Tasia was born January ...
Gwynola Bertha Wheeler Smitherman, age 88, of Athens, GA passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.   Born in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Smitherman was the daughter of the late Charlie ...

Stephens

Kayla Lynn Allen, 27, Toccoa
Ms. Kayla Lynn Allen, age 27 of 285 Julia Lane, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at her residence. A daughter of Harold Allen and the late Denise Reed Allen, sh ...

White

Kent McKern, 54, Cleveland
Kent McKern, age 54 of Cleveland,passed away Monday, June 19, 2017. Mr. McKern was born July 24, 1962 inHartwell to Betty B. McKern and the late Robert W. Mckern. Kent was a roo ...
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.