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Local Obits for Wed. Sep 13th, 2017

Banks

Laurel Edmondson, 50, Homer
Laurel Edmondson, age 50, of Homer, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Mrs. Edmondson is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sierra and Aaron Pause, Monroe, GA ...

Dawson

Eugene Nichols, 79, Dawsonville
Eugene Nichols, age 79, of Dawsonville, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, September 17th at 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home with R ...

Forsyth

Richard L. Knight, 70, Cumming
Richard L. Knight, 70, of Cumming passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017.  A native of Grand Rapids, MI, Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in Vietnam and a member of VFW Po ...

Gwinnett

Billy Daniel Turner, 79, Dacula
Mr. Billy Daniel Turner, 79, of Dacula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Born on December 21, 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of the late James Leste ...

Hall

Rueben L. “Jim” Flippen, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Rueben L. “Jim” Flippen, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on September 13, 2017. Jim was born on December 30, 1946 in Roderfield, West Virginia to the late Jam ...
Mary Goss Allen was born in Hart County on August 2, 1931 to the late George Goss and Ina Gaines Goss. She departed this life on September 13, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cen ...
Margaret Humphries Orr, 93, Murrayville
Margaret Adeline Humphries Orr, of Murrayville, passed away after a short illness on Sept 13, 2017.  She was 93 years old.  Margaret was a longtime member ...
Adrian Gonzalez Vargas, 92, Gainesville
Mr. Adrian Gonzalez Vargas, age 92, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 6:00 p.m., Thur ...
Pastor Gail Branch White, 61, Gainesville
  Pastor Gail Branch White 61, was born in Hall County on October 10th 1956, to the late JC Branch SR, and Doris (Randolph) Branch. She attended Gainesville High School and ...
Corine Yarbrough, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Corine Yarbrough, age 83, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Yarbrough was born on March 26, 1934 to the ...

Jackson

Carolyn Nell Hatfield Daniel, 88, Pendergrass
Mrs. Carolyn Nell Hatfield Daniel, 88, of Pendergrass passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...

Lumpkin

Vivian Rose Greenway, inf, Dahlonega
Vivian Rose Greenway, 1 day old, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017. This world was blessed on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 with a beautiful baby girl.  ...
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.