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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 4th, 2018

Banks

Agatha M. Payne, 93, Homer
Mrs. Agatha M. Payne, age 93, of Homer died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Payne was born in Carnesville to the late, Henry Grady and Be ...

Gwinnett

  Dorothy “Dot” Allen Pirkle, age 95, of the Buford, GA Hog Mountain community passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of ...

Habersham

Albert Elijah London, 91, Demorest
Albert Elijah London, age 91 of Demorest, passed away February 4, 2018. Born in White County, Georgia on March 26, 1926, Mr. London was the son of the late Elisha and Ethel Edwa ...

Hall

Jessie Mae Grizzle, 67, Gainesville
Jessie Mae Grizzle, age 67, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, 69, Gainesville
               Mrs. Carolyn Gail Mills Palmer, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 ...
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, Gainesville
Selma Taylor Rich, 91, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February ...

Jackson

Mr. Gerald “Brent” Adams, Jr. age 50, of Nicholson died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Adams was born in Athens to Beverly Farmer ...

Other

Millicent P. Briggs, 79, Athens
Millicent P. Briggs, 79 of Athens passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018.    Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesvil ...
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.