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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Enoch Emmon Morrow, 95, Cumming
Enoch Emmon Morrow, age 95, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. He was born in Violet, NC and a graduate of Murphy High School in Murphy, NC. After high school, he ...

Gwinnett

Robert "Bob" McNeely, 83, Duluth
Robert “Bob” McNeely, 83, peacefully passed away from cancer in the early morning of July 20, 2017.  Bob is survived by his son and daughter in law, Troy and Teres ...
Barbara Ann Banks Varnadoe, 82, Lawrenceville
Barbara Ann Banks Varnadoe, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017. She is survived by her children, Gina and Mark Mancincelli, Sugar Hill, GA, Cindy G ...

Hall

Lisa Ann Castleberry, 52, Gainesville
Miss Lisa Ann Castleberry, age 52, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday July 20, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Lisa was born on January 27, 19 ...
Margaret Alice Richards Owens, 88, moved on to Glory by the Lord’s Gracious Hand on July 20, 2017, at Willowbrooke Court in Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA.  Mar ...

Jackson

Mildred Estes Mattingly, 92, Commerce
Mildred Estes Mattingly, age 92 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017.   Born in Apple Valley, GA on July 01, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Guy Tho ...
Chad Hix, 36, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Chad Hix, age 36 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Mr. Hix was born in Athens, Georgia the so ...
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.