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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 24th, 2018

Dawson

Loy C. Rouse, 97, Dawsonville
Loy C. Rouse, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at The Oaks at Towne Lake following a period of declining health. Born November 19, 1920 in Dawson County ...

Forsyth

Ingram Funeral Home announces the death of Marie Mayfield Bagwell on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Marie was born October 28, 1931 to Albert and Luna Mayfield.  She is pr ...

Habersham

Ruth O'Kelley Sosebee, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ruth O’Kelley Sosebee, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will foll ...

Hall

Melissa Ann Ray, 38, Gainesville
Melissa Ann Ray, age 38, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Brenda Ray. She is survived by her childr ...
Joe R. Whitaker, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Joe R. Whitaker, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Ch ...
Daniel "Coz" Emmett, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel “Coz” Emmett, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018 in Austell, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26, 2017 from 11 ...
Maxine O. Partin, 85, Gainesville
Maxine O. Partin, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 18, 2018 Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 in the chapel of First Baptist C ...
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78, Gainesville
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dr. Pope was born in Douglas, Ga. and had lived there f ...
Joe Robert Whitaker, 86, Gainesville
Joe Robert Whitaker was born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 6, 1932 and went to his heavenly home on January 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents John Robert Whit ...

Jackson

Timothy Harold Swaim, Danielsville
Timothy Harold Swaim, age 50 of Danielsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at his residence.   Born on October 15th, 1967, in Commerce, GA, Mr. Swaim was ...

Other

Randy Taylor Wood, 50, Athens
  Randy Taylor Wood, age 50 of Athens, GA passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.   Born on Sept. 24, 1967 in Athens, GA, he was the son of Kathleen Hill and S ...

White

Edith Muriel Dorsey, 91, Cleveland
Edith Muriel Dorsey, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Dorsey was born on July 22, 1926, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late ...
Gertrude Nix Reed, 94, Cleveland
Mrs. Gertrude Nix Reed died Wednesday 1-24-18. She was born on 7-13-23 in Cleveland, Ga to John Luther Nix, Sr. and Tannie Westmoreland Nix. She was preceded in death by her parent ...
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.