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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 29th, 2018

Banks

Donald Shaw, 55, Lula
Donnie Shaw, age 55 of Lula, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, following a sudden illness. Born in Habersham County on October 11, 1962, he was a son of the late William M ...

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Elise Doreen LaForgia, 68, Winder
Elise Doreen LaForgia, age 68, of Winder passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018  at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Aldo Razo, 38, Winder
Aldo Hernandez Razo, age 38, of Winder, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6-9 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Mr. ...
Frankie Shadburn, 76, Hoschton
Frankie Shadburn, age 76, of Hoschton, GA, died Sunday, January 28, 2018. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. ...

Dawson

Anthony S. “Tony” Taylor, 64, Dawsonville
Anthony S. “Tony” Taylor, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 29, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born July 17, 1953 in Weilh ...

Gwinnett

Enid Turner Phillips, 95, Buford
Enid Turner Phillips, age 95, of Buford, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A funeral service will be held Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Woodland Hills Church, Atlanta. Pa ...
Mary Ellen Buice Anglin, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon S. “Gus” Anglin; parents, Chesty and ...

Hall

Alvin "Al" F. Pannell, 74, Gainesville
Alvin (Al) F. Pannell, age 74 of Gainesville, Georgia. Born February 16, 1943 – Passed January 29, 2018. Al passed peacefully in his sleep on Monday morning. He was pre ...
Joletta Louise Zerban, 58, Murrayville
Mrs. Joletta Louise Zerban age 58 of Murrayville passed away on Monday January 29, 2018 following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday February 01, ...

Jackson

Dianne C. Knoblauch, 76, Hoschton
Dianne C. Knoblauch, age 76, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hoschton City Cemetery. Pastor Dustin Penn ...

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David Allan Abernathy, 57, Cleveland
David Allan Abernathy, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018. Mr. Abernathy was born on January 15, 1961, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Betty Goss Abernathy ...
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.