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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 14th, 2017

Banks

Tommy Reems, 57, Lula
Tommy Reems, age 57, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Mr. Reems was born on June 2, 1960 in Newnan, Georgia to the late James Thomas Ree ...

Forsyth

MacKean James Robertson, a recent graduate of Georgia Cyber Academy, former Forsyth Central High School student, and life-long resident of Cumming, Georgia, died suddenly in a moto ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Adams Jr., 89, Buford
Patrolman Edwin Adams Jr. badge 101 circa early 1950s Edwin Adams Jr., age 89, died on Friday July 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care facility in Cumming, Geo ...

Habersham

Tom Evans, 85, Clarkesville
A memorial service for Tom Evans, 85, of Clarkesville, GA, will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville on Sunday, July 16th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. Jaspe ...
Ladelle Black Goss, 92, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ladelle Black Goss, age 92, will be held on Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PM from the Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter, Rev. Doug Goss and Rev. ...
April Elizabeth Poole, 34, Mt. Airy
Miss April Elizabeth Poole age 34 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Elizabeth Rose Mosley Poole and the late Stephen Albert ...
Michael Clay Strange, 64, Cornelia
Michael Clay Strange, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 20, 1953, he was a son ...

Hall

Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, 78, Gainesville
Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Dodie Tilley, Gainesville, GA, and Derek Tilley, Gaines ...

Jackson

Roy E. Beck, 96, Commerce
Roy E. Beck, age 96, of Commerce, GA went to be the with Lord Friday, July 14, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Beck was born in Cornelia, GA to the late WJ and Lillie St ...

White

Ronald Paul Roskosh, 83, Cleveland
Ronald Paul Roskosh, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.  Mr. Roskosh was born February 3, 1934 in Greensburg, PA, to the late Peter P. Roskosh and Ada ...
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.