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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 27th, 2018

Forsyth

  Cecil Monroe “Chuck” Gunter, age 74, of Cumming passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at his residence. Chuck was a member of Settendown Baptist Church. He was ...
Victor Thomas Stark, 79, Cumming
Victor Thomas Stark, age 79, of Cumming passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Cumming, GA. He was a member of the car ...

Gwinnett

Gloria Lucinda Thornton, 80, of Duluth, GA died January 27, 2018. Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory Duluth Chapel (770)476-2535.
Thanksgiving-day birthday girl Margaret (Still) Hill, known by her friends and family as Mickie, of Duluth, GA and Atlantic Beach, FL, lost her 9-month battle with cancer on Januar ...

Hall

William Allen Lathem, 57, Gainesville
William Allen Lathem, 57 of Gainesville passed away Saturday January 27, 2017 at his residence. Born in Camp Springs, Maryland, Allen had lived in Hall County for most of his li ...
Charles “Charlie” Garvin Williams, III, age 30, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Mary Teresa Sojka, Monroe, G ...
Joseph Thomas Byrd, 58, Gainesville
Joseph Thomas Byrd, 58, of Gainesville passed away on January 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park F ...

Jackson

Marleigh Faye Moore, inf, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Little Miss Marleigh Faye Moore, infant, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 in Jefferson, Georgia. Miss M ...

Lumpkin

Elizabeth (Liz) Hampton Cornelius, 80, died peacefully in her sleep in the early morning of January 27, 2018 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Calhoun, Georgia after an extended ...

Stephens

Charles Lewis Taylor, 78, Dublin
Rev. Charles Lewis Taylor, age 78, of Dublin, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018.   Services for Rev. Taylor will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Dublin Fi ...

White

Mary Parker Dodd, 93, Cleveland
Mrs. Mary Parker Dodd, age 93, of Cleveland, GA, formerly of Sandy Springs, GA, went to be with Jesus on January 27, 2018. Her beautiful smile and joyful heart will truly be missed ...
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.