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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 10th, 2017

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Mark Leon Stephens, 56, Winder
Mr. Mark Leon Stephens, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Sunday September 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be h ...

Gwinnett

Sarah Nell Smith Cason, 88, Lawrenceville
Sarah Nell Smith Cason, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM ...
Mickey M. Croy, 61, Buford
Mickey M. Croy, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Maynard Croy; mother, Dorothy Hamrick; and sister, Tina C. ...
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, 90, Hartwell formerly of Buford
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, age 90, of Hartwell, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Phill ...

Habersham

Mrs. Becky Inez Chambers Dill, age 59, of Alto, GA died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Dill was born in Commerce to the late George and Muad ...
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, Mt. Airy
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, woke up in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday September 10, 2017, at approximately 12:30PM. She will be dearly missed by her Knight in Shini ...
Harris Wilson, 77, Alto
Harris “Pops” Wilson, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 4, 1940, he was a son of the late Harvey Rosco ...

Hall

Marcia Ann Smith McDuffie, 72, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017.  She was surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be held at Blac ...
Vicky McSwain Passmore, Gainesville
Mrs. Vicky McSwain Passmore of Gainesville, Ga. went to her heavenly home Sunday September 10, 2017 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday September ...

Jackson

Cora Lee Clodfelter, 91, Jefferson
Cora Lee Clodfelter age 91 of Jefferson passed away Sept. 10, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Clodfelter was born March 9, 1926 in Habersham County ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christina Danielle Hamilton, age 27, of Nicholson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mrs. Hamilton was born in ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Fred “Benny” Freeland, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Pruitt Health and Rehab in Buford. Born in Hoschton, Georgia on ...

Other

Johnny Scales, 85, Woodstock formerly of Cleveland
Johnny B. Scales, 85, of Woodstock, Ga, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.  The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm ...

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Charles Stanton "Bud" Nix, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Stanton “Bud” Nix, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Nix was born to the late Charlie and Ruby Etris Nix.  Mr. Nix w ...
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.