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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 5th, 2018

Banks

Betty Sue Hooper Latty, 71, Maysville
Betty Sue Hooper Latty, age 71, of Maysville, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018, at her residence. Ms. Latty was born August 24th, 1946 in Commerce, GA to the late Charles Ho ...

Forsyth

Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural 68 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Mildred Carroll Medlin, 82, Cumming
Mildred Carroll Medlin, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James “J.B.” Medlin; son, James ...
Katherine Dural, 68, Cumming
Katherine Dural, 68, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 5, 2018. A service will be held in Florida at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Ellen Whitworth Alexander, 83, Lawrenceville
Ellen Whitworth Alexander, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Hugh Eugene Alexander; ...
Luzmila Lazarte, 79, Buford
Luzmila Lazarte, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018. She is survived by her father,  Antonio Lazarte, Buford, GA; four children, Julio Lazarte, New ...

Hall

Joseph C. Faust, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Joseph C. Faust, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Funeral Se ...
James Riley Westberry, Jr, 73, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Riley Westberry, Jr., age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA, joined Jesus in Heaven on Monday, February 05, 2018.      Jim was born in Blackshear, GA ...
Norma Jean Meggs, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Norma Jean Meggs, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, February 5, 2018. She was a retired nurse and a member of Mount Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. ...

Other

Mark Andrew Smith, 46, San Jose, California
Mark Andrew Smith, 46, passed away on January 1, 2018 in San Jose, California.  He was born in Atlanta and spent his youth in North Georgia. Mark was the son of Joseph B. Smit ...
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.