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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 15th, 2018

Dawson

Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, Dawsonville
Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Chelsey Park Health and Rehab. She was born on October 22, 1931 to the late Willie ...

Forsyth

Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, Cumming
Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, of Cumming, passed into the arms of her Savior on January 15, 2018. Born during the depression, Joyce's life was made even more difficult, when she wa ...

Gwinnett

Claudia Farmer Porter, 58, Buford
Claudia Farmer Porter, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Margaret Farmer; and sister, Carol Evans. ...
Dale Alan Gaines, 66, Buford
Dale Alan Gaines, age 66, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia on October 12, 1951. Dale graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mec ...

Habersham

  Cynthia Jane Griffith 12/29/1946-1/15/2018   A mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother.   A wonderful partner and a dear friend to ...
William Earl Ramey, Sr., age 67 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Clayton, Georgia on April 04, 1950, he was a son of the late William Vaughn Ram ...

Hall

Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, inf, Gainesville
 Infant Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, 9 weeks old, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his residence. Emmanuel was born November 5, 2017 to Margarita Lucio-Aguirre in Gain ...
Ray Miller, 87, Gainesville
Ray Miller, 87 of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Ray was the son of the late Thomas and Ida Edwards Miller.  He was a member of ...
Glenn Richard (Ricky) Rowland, age 67, of Murrayville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlton Rowlan ...
Lula Belle Sisk, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Lula Belle Sisk, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, ...

Jackson

Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away at his home January 15, 2018 of cancer. Larry was born in Winston- ...
Charles Otha Wood, 66, Commerce
Mr. Charles Otha Wood, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wood was born in Macon to the late Andrew Jack an ...

Lumpkin

Monique Bouffard, 95, Dahlonega
Monique Bouffard , 95, passed away on January 15, 2018 at her home in Dahlonega. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the widow of Robert Bouffard. They shared ...

Other

Carlton Floyd Brookshire passed away January 2, 2018 in Aurora , Colorado. A Celebration of life will be held January 22, 2018 at Central Baptist Church with interment at F ...

Stephens

Mrs. Tiny Jean Norris Gibby, age 57 of 122 Thurmond Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William Fr ...

White

Sandra Kay Alexander, 69, Cleveland
Sandra Kay Alexander, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born on January 11, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Cameron and ...
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.