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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 31st, 2018

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Sally Jo Boyd, 87, Winder
Mrs. Sally Jo Boyd, age 87, of Winder, Georgia went to heaven January 31, 2018. Mrs. Boyd was born June 6, 1930 to the late Ross and Ethel Brock Puckett.  She was preceded by ...

Dawson

Martha J. Abee, 77, Dawsonville
Martha J. Abee, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Gold City following a period of declining health. The family will receive friends Sunday February 4, ...
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, Dawsonville
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018.  Born September 19, 1971 in Atlanta, she had lived in Dawson County since 1 ...

Forsyth

James Penhorwood Campbell died peacefully Wednesday at his Cumming home surrounded by loved ones.  Born in Indianapolis, IN on November 27, 1928 the son of Elsie Smith Camp ...
Gerry Lummus, 84, Cumming
Gerry Lummus, age 84, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her lo ...
Betty Louise Young, 86, Cumming
Betty Louise Young, 86, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Betty was born in Logansport, Indiana on February 14, 1931 to the late Alfred Pearson ...

Gwinnett

Jesse Lee Neese, 60, Lawrenceville
Jesse Lee Neese, age 60, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018. A native of Lawrenceville, Jesse was a graduate of Central Gwinnett High School.  Jesse was emp ...

Habersham

Coach Maxie Skinner, 83, Demorest
Coach Maxie Skinner, age 83 of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Born on July 19, 1934, he was a son of the late Roscoe E. Skinner and Gertrude Magness ...

Hall

Jerry Robert Bentley, 69, Gainesville
Jerry Robert Bentley, 69 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018. Born in White County, Mr. Bentley had lived in Hall County since 1971.  He was the son of th ...
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, Gainesville
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Stephanie was a loving mother, daughter and sister who loved spending time and teaching her s ...
Angela Denise Render, Gainesville
Angela Denise Render was born in Gainesville, Georgiato the late Albert Williams and Elizabeth Render on September 15, 1961. The youngest of eleven children, Angela had a ...
Newman Kelsey West, Jr., 73, Gainesville
Mr. Newman Kelsey West, Jr. 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Ashton Senior Living. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday ...

Jackson

  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Harold “Ken” Brand, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. B ...
Virginia Griffin Bullock, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Griffin Bullock, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Mrs. Bullock was born ...
Tonita "Meno" Jane Crittenden, age 81, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 28, 2017. Survivors include the salt to her pepper Arthur Voorhees; daughter Barbara Kofke ...

Lumpkin

Sue Cates, 70, Dahlonega
Sue Cates, 70, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born November 15, 1947 to the late Robert and Willi ...

White

Wayne Wade Wiltse, 85, Cleveland
Wayne Wade Wiltse, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Wiltse was born on November 1, 1932, in Dearborn, Michigan, to the late Raymond and Leona ...
Charles Halbert Mann, 101, Cleveland
Charles Halbert Mann, age 101 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Mann was born on August 22, 1916 to the late John William and Fannie Charlotte Housto ...
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.