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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 3rd, 2018

Forsyth

Melissa Diane Davis, 45, Cumming
Melissa Diane Davis, 45 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 3, 2018. She was a proud member of the United States Navy and will be missed greatly by all who knew her. The f ...

Hall

Edith Bradford Ergle, 94, Gainesville
Edith Bradford Ergle, age 94, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday February 3rd, 2018, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. Born in Dahlonega, GA on September 9, 1923, she ...
J.B. Mitchell, 99, Flowery Branch
J. B. Mitchell, age 99, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Frances Beck Mitchell; parents, C ...
Jack Thomas Pierce, 71, Gainesville
Jack Thomas Pierce, 71 of Gainesville passed away Saturday February 3, 2018. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Pierce had lived in Hall County for a number of years.  He was th ...

Jackson

Hazel McNeal a life long resident of Jackson County, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018 at the age of 93. Ms. McNeal was preceded in death by her husband, son-in-law, tw ...

Other

Harold W. White, 83, Social Circle formerly of Buford
Harold W. White, age 83, of Social Circle, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas W. and Odessa White; ...

Stephens

Alford Harold Heaton, 80, Toccoa
Mr. Alford Harold Heaton, age 80 of 97 Brady Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Cohen and Loudelia Ivester Heaton ...

White

Mary Catherine Sheppard, 78, Cleveland
Mary Catherine Sheppard, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Mrs. Sheppard was born on July 26, 1939 in Steubenville, Ohio, to the late Charles Sr. a ...
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.