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Local Obits for Sat. Feb 10th, 2018

Gwinnett

Rayburn Dinsmore, 76, Suwanee
Rayburn Dinsmore, age 76, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Rayburn was a member of Refuge Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mar ...

Habersham

Rebecca A. “Becky” Dalton Masse, age 85, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday February 10, 2018 following a brief illness. Mrs. Masse was born on December ...

Hall

Jorge H. Correa, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Jorge H. Correa, age 74, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. A Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, Febru ...
Richard A. DeBolt, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Richard A. DeBolt, age 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Ruby Carolyn DeBolt. He is ...
Eloisa Garcia-Rodriguez, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Eloisa Garcia-Rodriguez, 72, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 3: ...
Tapas Kumar Ghosh, 68, Gainesville
Tapas Kumar Ghosh, 68, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memoria ...
Wachovia Thompson, 26, Gainesville
Ms. Wachovia Nelese Thompson was born May 29, 1991 in Hall County to Ms. Naquita Thompson and Mr. Cory Haynes (Maxine). Wachovia departed her lie on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at ...

Other

Harvey Leland “Red-Bodie“ Adams, 69 of Colbert, passed away February 9, 2018. He was the son of the late Ray Adams. Mr. Adams was also preceded in death by sisters, She ...
Steve Michael Kemp, 65, Atlanta
Mr. Steve Michael Kemp, age 65, of Atlanta, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018.  No services scheduled at this time.  Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland in charge of ...
Raymond Todd Smith, 48, Locust Grove
Mr. Raymond Todd Smith, age 48, of Locust Grove, GA died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Smith was born in Athens to Shirley An ...

Stephens

Verner Allen Murray, 75, Toccoa
Mr. Verner Allen Murray age 75 of North Red Rock Road, Toccoa passed Friday February 9, 2018 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Henry and Eva Pless Murray, ...

White

Rheba Alexander, 81, Cleveland
Mrs. Rheba Alexander, age 81, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born to the late Newt and Emma Wooten Jackson.  She was a loving wif ...
Leonard Steve Smith, 58, Cleveland
Mr. Leonard Steve Smith, age 58, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville the son of the late Alfred and Pauline Roach Smith.&nbs ...
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.