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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 26th, 2017

Banks

Beverly Anne Sutton age 73 of Lula passed away Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Sutton was born November 6, 1943 in Dalton, Georgia to the late David & ...

Habersham

Jeanette Lea Dyer, 67, Turnerville
Jeanette Lea Dyer passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born on May 19, 1950, to the late George Alvin and Merrill Louise Fitzgeral ...

Hall

Jeffrey Minor Hallford, 62, Flowery Branch
Jeffery Minor Hallford, 62 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Mr. Hallford was born May 23, 1955 to the late ...
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67, Oakwood
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67 of Oakwood died Saturday August 26, 2017. A native of Banks County, Mr. Robinson had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  He was the son of ...
William Michael “Mike” Whitfield, 52, of Murrayville, GA passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will ...
Jay Alan Wright, 64, Gainesville
Jay Alan Wright, died Friday, August 25th after an extended illness. Jay Alan Wright, the son of Florence King Wright and Dr. AD Wright, Jr., was born in Augusta, GA on June 3, ...

Jackson

Danny John Baker, 60, Jefferson
Danny John Baker age 60 of Jefferson passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Baker was born October 3, 1956 in Jefferson, GA to the late Cleve & ...
Linda Ann Tucker, 68, Hoschton
Linda Ann Tucker, age 68, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Tucker; parents, Eugene and Josephine Moses; a ...

White

Timothy B. Koger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy B. Koger, age 54, took his final breath on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home in Cleveland.  He was born on July 4, 1963, in Mandfield, Ohio to Emily and William ...
TImothy Kroger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy Koger age 54 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Hom ...
Tammy Reece, 49, Lula
Tammy Jean Reece, age 49 of Lula (Banks County), passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. Mrs. Reece was born on December 11, 1967, in Dahlonega, G ...
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.