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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 6th, 2009


Donald McGill, 65, Suwanee
Mr. Donald McGill, age 65, of Suwanee, GA (Forsyth County), passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2008. He was cremated and no services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home ...
Lillian Butterfield, 100, Alpharetta
Byars Funeral Home, Cumming, Ga. announces the death of Lillian Butterfield, age 100 of Alpharetta, GA.Services are pending at this time and will be announced. Online condolences ...
Michael Scott Hansen, 33, Tallahassee, Fl
Michael Scott Hansen, 33, of Tallahassee, Fl passed away on January 6, 2009. Scott was born January 1, 1976 in Atlanta to Butch and Mary Anne Hansen. His mother preceded him in de ...


Dr. H.E. Valentine, 91, Gainesville
Dr. Herbert Edward (Herb) Valentine, Jr. passed away TuesdayJanuary 6, 209 at home with his family. He was born August25, 1917, at his home place in Valentines, Virginia. Hegraduat ...
Pat Whitehead, Gainesville
A celebration of the life of Patricia "Pat" Whitehead of Gainesville will be held 11:00 am Saturday January 10, 2009, in the Chapel of Wards Funeral Home. Pastor Alan Mor ...


Evelyn Waldrip Purgason, 72, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Evelyn Waldrip Purgason, 72, of Commerce who died Tuesday at BJC Hospital in Commerce. Born in Gwinnett County, she was the daughter of th ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Michael "Mike" Ledford, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2009. Mr. Ledford, born in Clark ...
Lucille Jordan Saxon, 90, Lumberton, NC
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Lucille Jordan Saxon of Lumberton, NC who died Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Elizabethtown, NC. She was ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.