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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 27th, 2009


Alex Gonzalez, 76, Cumming
Alex Gonzalez, 76, of Cumming, GA died on January 27, 2009 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. A native a Puerto Rico, he was the son of the late Jesus and Margot Gonzalez.Mr. Gonzalez ...
Lloyd W. Perkins, 83, Atlanta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Lloyd W. Perkins, 83, of Atlanta. Services, which are to be held in South Charleston, West Virginia, will be announced at a later date.
Margie Gibson Hamrick, 60, Talking Rock
Margie Gibson Hamrick, age 60, of Talking Rock, GA passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Grace Gibson and brothers, Mather Gibso ...


Earlene McKean, 67, Ikoma, Japan
Earlene McKean, age 67 of Japan, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 in Ikoma, Japan.Ms. McKean was born on October 22, 1941 in Louisiana to the late William and Clydie Paul M ...
Mae Smith Pruitt, 83, Baldwin
Mae Smith Pruitt, age 83 of Baldwin, GA passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2009. Mrs. Pruitt was born in Abbeville, SC on March 28, 1925 to the late Oscar and Clara Baldwin Smith. S ...


Vinson Dover, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Vinson Dover, age 80 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Tuesday January 27, 2009 at Autumn Breeze Assisted living in Gainesville.He was preceded in death by his parents. George Grady Dover ...
A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it
William Henry Trotter Bush was brother, uncle of presidents
William Henry Trotter Bush, a wealthy investor and the brother and uncle of presidents, has died
Former Hall County Juvenile Court judge David Fox dies at age 70
David Fox, a longtime Gainesville attorney and a former Hall County Juvenile Court judge, died unexpectedly Monday.
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.