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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 4th, 2017

Banks

Mr. Ronald Nelson Ervin age 79 of Lula (Gillsville Community) passed away Sunday Sept. 3, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Ervin was born June 3, 1938 in Maysville to the late G ...

Dawson

Aline Stephens, 84, Dawsonville
Aline Stephens, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 3, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 17, 1932 to the late Farris and An ...

Forsyth

Jimmy McGriff, 73, Cumming
Jimmy McGriff, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017.  He was a United States Navy veteran.  Jimmy loved cars especially Mustangs. He is preceded ...

Habersham

Lillian Hencely, age 95, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017.   She was born on July 16, 1922 in Monroe County, Georgia to the late Simeon B. Knight and Minnie Malcomb Kni ...
Rev. Roy Kenneth Pilcher, 68, Cornelia
Rev. Roy Kenneth Pilcher, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017, at his residence. Born in Cobb County on March 16, 1949, to the late William Roy Pilcher ...
Glenda Bell Ryals, 69, Clarkesville
Glenda Bell Ryals, age 69, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 4, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Ryals was born on November ...
Salomon Trejo, 62, Cornelia
Salomon Trejo, age 62, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 following an extended illness.  Salomon was born in Jalpan de Serra, Mexico to the late Trinidad M ...

Hall

Olaffia "Rabbit" Hester of Gaineville, GA passed away on August 31, 2017.  Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church, 500 Martin L ...
Henry G. McConnell, 67, Flowery Branch
Henry G. McConnell, 67, of Flowery Branch, died Monday September 4, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. McConnell was born August 2, 1950 in Georgetown, South Carolina to the late Joh ...
Robert L. Turner, 86, Flowery Branch
Robert L. Turner, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Steve Dwayne Turner. He is survived by his wife of si ...

Jackson

Patricia M. Siegendorf, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Patricia M. Siegendorf, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 3, 2017.  Mrs. Siegendorf was born ...

Lumpkin

Hazel Rider Satterfield, 74, Dahlonega
Mrs. Hazel Rider Satterfield, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. Mrs. Satterfield was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was bo ...
Robert Eugene Bozeman, 57, Dahlonega
Robert Eugene Bozeman, age 57 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00pm in th ...

Other

Horace J. Pace, 87, Smyrna
Mr. Horace J. Pace, age 87, of Smyrna passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at The Oaks of Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Se ...
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.