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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 28th, 2018

Banks

Debra Ann Murphree, 28, Commerce
Debra Ann Murphree age 28 of Commerce passed away Saturday Jan. 27, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Ms. Murphree was born June 9, 1989 in Dalton, Georgia to ...

Dawson

James Earl Chester, 83, Dawsonville
James Earl Chester, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday January 28, 2018 at Regency Manor following a period of declining health. Mr. Chester was born January 5, 1935 to the l ...

Forsyth

Agerico Dominguez Gabriel, 67 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was born on May 23, 1950 in Manila, Philippines the son of Arsenio and Paciencia Doming ...

Gwinnett

Lawrence "Larry" Rice Phillips, 82, died Sunday, January 28th in Suwanee, GA, after a brief illness. Born in Hazelton, IN he moved to Bellbo ...
Charlotte Thompson Cerneka, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband of fifty-five years, Carl A. Cerneka, Buford, GA; sons and ...
Ricky F. Thompson, 63, Buford
Ricky F. Thompson, age 63, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Louise Bruce Thompson; brothers, John Eldon Thom ...

Habersham

Lena May Richard Murphy, 86, Clarkesville
Lena May Richard Murphy, age 86, of Clarkesville passed away January 28, 2018 following a period of declining health.   Born on December 25, 1931, Mrs. Murphy was the da ...
Richard Keith Fry, 66, Clarkesville
Richard Keith Fry, age 66, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a sudden illness. Mr. Fry was born on October 3, 1951 in Clark ...
Ralph Wade LaCount, 60, Mt. Airy
Ralph Wade LaCount, age 60 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on October 01, 1 ...
Brenda Lovell Tench, 59, Cornelia
Brenda Lovell Tench, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Mrs. Tench was born on May 14, 1958 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late V.L. ...

Jackson

Isaac Alexander Best and Charles Jaxon Best, infant twin sons of Charles Best and Erika Bragado of Hull, GA died Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Gwinnett Medical Center.  They wer ...

Other

  Randall Scott Carroll, Sr., age 49 of Elberton, GA passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Nov. 09, 1968 at Hawkinsville, GA he was the ...

Stephens

Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo Mrs. Judy Ann Childress Guagliardo age 59 of Northside Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday January 26, 2018 at Habersham Medical Center. A daughter ...
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.