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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 16th, 2018

Gwinnett

Dana Caroline Perry, 48, Lawrenceville
  Dana Caroline Perry was born September 12, 1969.  Dana lived in Lawrenceville, Georgia and passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. A graduate of Fayetteville County H ...
Dorothy Short Davidson, 81, Grayson
 Mrs. Dorothy Short Davidson, age 81 of Grayson died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Davidson was born in Commerce to the late, Lewis and Louise William ...

Habersham

Altonia Eason, 77, Demorest
Mrs. Altonia Eason age 77 of Demorest passed away on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Hall

Larry Kenneth Jackson, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Larry Kenneth Jackson, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born March 25, 1945 to parents Chri ...
Phillip Jay Bradford, 55, Flowery Branch
  Phillip Jay Bradford, age 55, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. He was preceded in death by his step-brother, Donnie Waters; and step-sister ...
Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., 85, Gainesville
Mr. Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., 85 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Carl Theo Whitehead, Jr., was born in Macon, Georgi ...

Jackson

Marian Dunson Whitfield, 88, Commerce
Mrs. Marian Dunson Whitfield, age 88, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Whitfield was born in Commerce to the late Jack and Roberta Dunson. She ...

White

Columbus Wilford Dean, Sr, 80, Cleveland
     Columbus Wilford Dean, Sr., age 80, of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018.      Mr. Dean was born in Blackstone, Virgin ...
Shelia Anne Odom, 57, Cleveland
Sheila Anne Odom, 57 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Ms. Odom had lived in White County for a num ...
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.