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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 14th, 2018

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Dorothy “Dot” Marr Barnette, age 85, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-four years, Henry Barnette ...

Dawson

John K. Pulley, 80, Dawsonville
John K. Pulley, 80, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 14, 2018 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Born October 6, 1937 in Laurence, SC to the late Louie and Helen Pulley, h ...

Gwinnett

Samir Roubin Jordak, 77, Buford
Samir Roubin Jordak, age 77, of Buford, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The Funeral Mass will be held Friday, January 19th at 11:00 am at Prince of Peace Catholic ...

Habersham

William Grady Cunningham, 58, Demorest
William Grady Cunningham, age 58 of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 7, 1959, he was a son of Nancy Burns Cunningham of Atlant ...
William C. “Nick” Nicholas, age 90, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Nicholas was born on December 9, 1 ...

Hall

Gary David Kendall, Jr, 52, Gainesville
Gary David Kendall, Jr, also known as David, age 52, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.  David was the son of Gary David Kendall, the late Carolyn Jean ...
Fredrick J. Ledford, 83, Talmo
Fredrick J. Ledford “Snookes”, age 83 of Talmo, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, ...
Clifford Francis Tefend, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Clifford Francis Tefend, 88, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on January 14, 2018. Born in Highland Park, Michigan, he graduated from the University of Detroit with a Bac ...

Lumpkin

Joseph Winston Wilson, 87, Dahlonega
Joseph Winston Wilson of Dahlonega, 87, died January 14th at The Oaks at Hampton in Cumming Ga.              & ...
Willie Mae Buice, 78, Dahlonega
Willie Mae Buice, 78, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018.  Born February 12, 1939, she was the daughter of Ivan and Dessie Bennett. Mrs. Buice worked as a seams ...
June Chamberlain, 83, Dahlonega
June Chamberlain, 83, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday January 14, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. June was born June 14, 1935 in Iaeger, West Virginia to the l ...
  Donald “Donnie” Oliver Norsworthy, age 66. Of Dahlonega, GA passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Norsworthy; in ...

Other

Hazel Eulalia Edwards, 94, Montgomery
Mrs. Hazel Eulalia Edwards, age 94 of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Prattville Baptist Hospital.  Hazel died following a short illness. Ha ...
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.