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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 13th, 2018

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Stephen Owen King, 52, Bethlehem
Stephen Owen King, age 52, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Survivors include his wife Alecia King; mother Alice King; sons Stephen Owen King, Jr., Steven ...

Dawson

Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, Dawsonville
Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, passed away on Tuesday morning in the arms of his wife Becky at their home in Dawsonville. A committed and faithful servant of the Lord, a devoted husban ...

Gwinnett

Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90, Johns Creek
Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport F ...

Hall

Funeral services for Ruby Faulkner Grier, age 92, of Lula will be held Friday February 16,  at 2:00 P.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs ...
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late John Byrd and Roxie ...
Euphemia Stephens, 93, Gainesville
Euphemia Stephens, nickname “Femer” but Grandma to many, 93 of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and reunited with her husband and family Tuesday February 13, 2018. ...
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 9, 1923, Mr ...
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91, Flowery Branch
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late ...
Johnny Singleton, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Singleton age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on February 13, 2018.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Jerry Thomas, 70, Clermont
Jerry Thomas, 70 of Clermont passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Eugene and Louise Eli ...
Cruz Velasquez, 64, Gainesville
Cruz Velasquez, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Februa ...
Margaret C. Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret C. Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenpor ...

Jackson

Frances Jenkins Garrison, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Geo ...

Lumpkin

James N. Carusos, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. James N. Carusos, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of D ...
Oscar Newton Davis, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Oscar Newton Davis, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Oscar was born in Lumpkin County on May 17, 1935 to the late Austell Newton and Sydney Lou ...
Joseph William Mize, 63, Dahlonega
Joseph William Mize, ('Bill,') died peacefully Tuesday, February 13 at his home near Dahlonega, Georgia at the age of Sixty three.  He was survived by his wife Gloria, ...

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Annie Lora Howard, 93, Marietta
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Friday February 16, 2018 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Annie Lora Howard, age 93 of Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends f ...

Stephens

Howard Joseph Hornick, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Joseph Hornick, age 76 of 506 Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late William P. and Mary G. Fouse ...
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.