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Local Obits for Fri. Jan 12th, 2018

Gwinnett

Walter G. Bailey, 79, Buford
Walter G. Bailey, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 12, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Narvin and Maudlene Bailey; brothers, Roger Bailey, Larry Bai ...

Habersham

Thomas “Randy” Randall Turner, age 69 of Cornelia, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 12, 2018. Mr. Turner was born December 13, 1948 in at The Charm House ...

Hall

Robert Flemming, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Flemming, 81, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 at his residence. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Memorial Park F ...
Sharon Elizabeth Williams, 57, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday January 14, 2018 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Sharon Elizabeth Williams, age 57 of Gillsville. Interment will follow at ...
Robert Edward Kennamer, 95, Gainesville formerly of Huntsville, AL
Surrounded by his family, Robert Edward Kennamer, 95, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of Huntsville, AL, went home to be with his Lord January 12, 2018.  Born in Marshall County, ...
James Douglas Mayfield, 66, Flowery Branch
James Douglas Mayfield, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018.  He is survived by his sons, Douglas Coleman Russell, Flowery Branch, GA and ...

Lumpkin

Mary Inez West, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Inez West, age 81, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018.   Mrs. West was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was bor ...

Other

Brandon Alexander Braun, 29, Stockbridge
Brandon Alexander Braun, age 29, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018.  Brandon is survived by his son, Kolby Alexander Braun of Stockbridge, GA, his mot ...

White

Willie Henry Adams, Sr., 70, Clarkesville
Willie Henry Adams, Sr (Papa Willie), 70 years young of Clarkesville came into this world on April 18, 1947 in Houston County and went to be with the Lord on January 12, 2018. ...
Kenneth (Andy) Walden, 67, Cleveland
Kenneth “Andy” Walden, age 67, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018.   Mr. Walden was born in Hall County to the late John Luke Walden Sr. an ...
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.