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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, Suwanee
Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, of Suwanee, passed away June 5, 2017 after a brave battle with recent illness.  Born on February 16, 1949 in Thomasville, Georgia to Franklin I. and ...
Philip Anthony Heard, 50, Suwanee
  Philip Anthony Heard, age 50, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack V. Heard. He is survived by his mother, Wanda ...

Habersham

Christine Whitlock Dyer, 87, Cornelia
Christine Whitlock Dyer, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on November 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stev ...
Ray I. Smith, 80, Demorest
Ray l. Smith, age 80 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Ray was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 9, 1936. He was a son of the late Paul & Annie ...

Hall

Sandra Strickland Allison, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Strickland Allison, age 74 of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00am in Mem ...
Joan Turk, 77, Flowery Branch
Joan Turk, 77 of Flowery Branch died Monday June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hoschton, Ga.,  Ms. Turk had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Stepp “Jenny” Cronic, age 82, of Hoschton, who passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mrs. Cronic was born in Hosc ...

Rabun

David Michael Ramey, 62, Tiger
Mr. David Michael Ramey, age 62 of 1737 E. Wolf Creek Road, Tiger, Georgia passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...
James Earl Speed, 64, Clayton
James Earl Speed, age 64, of Clayton, passed away on June 5, 2017. His family surrounded him as he went to be with the Lord. James was a devout Christian, and served the Lord a ...
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.