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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 8th, 2018

Dawson

John F. Schlesinger, 62, Dawsonville
John F. Schlesinger, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 8, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born April 4, 1955 in Temple, ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, 90, Sugar Hill
Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, age 90, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018.    Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife of forty-two years ...

Hall

Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, 66, Flowery Branch
Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. He is survived by his children, Amanda Evans Peyton, Buford, GA, ...
Tammy S. Grindle, 52, Gainesville
Ms. Tammy S. Grindle, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on February 8, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riversid ...
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30, Gainesville
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. She was a graduate of Chestatee High School.  Survivors include her dad and stepmo ...
Robert Moss, 67, Gainesville
Robert Moss age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed on February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Other

Phyllis Elaine Vessels, 63, Stone Mountain formerly of Gainesville
Phyllis Elaine Vessels, age 63 of Stone Mountain, GA, formally of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Dekalb Medical Hospital in Decatur, GA.  Phyllis E. ...

White

Clyde Asbury Chambers, 91, Cleveland
Clyde Asbury Chambers, age 91 of Cleveland, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Mr. Chambers was born on October 6, 1926, in Demorest, Georgia, to the ...
Bill H. Rogers, 85, Cleveland
Bill H. Rogers, age 85, of Cleveland, GA, passed away on February 8, 2018. Mr. Rogers was a member of the First Baptist Church, Cleveland, since 2009. Bill served four years in ...
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.