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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 6th, 2018

Banks

Dempsey H. Pruitt, 77, Homer
Dempsey H. Pruitt, age 77, of Homer, GA passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.   Born on Aug. 01, 1940 in Carnesville, GA, Mr. Pruitt was the son of the late Ralph Pruitt, R ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Nancy Elaine Minchew Campbell, age 58 of 18 Robin Circle, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Emory University Hospital. A daughter of Peggy Roland Min ...
Donald Eugene Ogletree, 82, Cumming
Mr. Donald Eugene Ogletree age 82 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Gwinnett Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Brian Potter, 56, Cumming
Brian Potter 56, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018. Services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements b ...
Evelyn Lahage, 82, Cumming
Evelyn Lahage 82 of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements ...
Craig Steven Richards, 57, Cumming
Craig Steven Richards 57, of Cumming, Ga passed away on February 6, 2018.  No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Gwinnett

Rachael Abbott Johnson, age 40, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rebecca Lee. She is survived by her husband of twen ...

Habersham

Jeremy Michael Spivey, 37, Baldwin
Jeremy Michael Spivey, age 37 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on June 06, 1980, Jeremy was a life-long resident of Banks C ...

Jackson

Mr. Richard James “Ricky” Rampley age 54 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. F ...
Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, 62, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Vivian Gay Wilson Tumlin, age 62 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mrs. Tumlin was born in ...

Lumpkin

Grace Janice Foster Journigan, age 63, went to be in the arms of her Lord Tuesday, February 6, 2018 after a courageous battle against cancer. Janice was born October 17, 1954 in Mo ...

Other

Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86, Pensacola, FL formerly of Gainesville
Lorraine Dura LaVance, 86 of Pensacola, Florida formerly of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 6, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & ...
William Howard Tate, 93, Eastman. GA
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Howard Tate, age 93 of Eastman, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Mr. Tate was born in Anderson, ...
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.