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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 11th, 2018

Banks

Macklen Joy Whatley Cummings, age 87 of Lula, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at her residence.    Born in Holly Pond, Alabama on November 2, 1930, she was a ...
Mrs. Rosemary Gicker, age 61, of Homer, GA died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Gicker was born in Newnan to Rosa Hardeman Reed of Homer ...
Ronald Edward Jones, 70, Homer
  Ronald Edward Jones, age 70 of Homer, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Northridge Medical Center. Born in Gwinnett County on March 24, 1947, he was a son of t ...

Barrow

Tony Francis Picklesimer, age 58, of Winder passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018. He loved anything  outdoors including hunting and fishing. Tony was a ve ...

Forsyth

Anthony Lavane Taylor, 44, Cumming
Anthony Lavane Taylor 44, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on February 11, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

David R. Johnson, 77, Lilburn
David R. Johnson, age 77, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. He is survived by his wife of three and a half years, Marilyn Johnson, Lilburn, GA; children, Mar ...

Habersham

James Ralph Galloway, 73, Cornelia
James Ralph “Jim” Galloway, age 73 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Blairsv ...
Dennis White, 62, Alto
  Dennis White, age 62, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 11, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. White was born on August 16, 1955, ...

Hall

David Houston Buchanan, 62, Gainesville
David Houston Buchanan, age 62, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Memorial services will be held Saturday February 17, 2018 at 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Chu ...
Geneva Deal Evans, 96, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Thursday February 15, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Geneva Deal Evans, age 96 of Gainesville. Interment will ...
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, 83, Gainesville formerly of Anderson, SC
Dr. Raymond Mayfield Farmer, of Gainesville, GA., formerly of Anderson, SC, died Sunday, February 11, at Lanier Village Estates retirement community in Gainesville, GA, his ho ...

Jackson

Sherman Lee Allen, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Sherman Lee Allen, age 85, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who entered into rest, Sunday, February 11, 2018. Mr. Allen was born in Gainesv ...

Other

Mrs. Hilda Francine Bradley, age 84, of Hull, GA died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Bradley was born in Commerce to the late Olcy ...

White

Thad Benedict Rudd Jr., 51, Cleveland
Thad Benedict Rudd Jr., age 51, died suddenly on Sunday while traveling in the Philippines with his wife of 29 years, Terisita Mendoza Rudd. He was a man of great faith, dedicated ...
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.