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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 9th, 2009


Jay Strickland, 56, Cumming
Jay Strickland, 56, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, November 9, 2009. The son of the late Jimmy and Shirley Strickland, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Marion ...


Elizabeth B. Bickers, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth B. Bickers, 92, Gainesville passed away Monday November 9,2009. Arrangements later by Wards Funeral Home Gainesville.
Elizabeth Bickers, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Elizabeth Bickers, a long-time resident of Gainesville, passed away peacefully in the early hours of November 9th, at Altus House Hospice, in Atlanta, GA. She was born Novemb ...
Elizabeth Taylor Conley, 89, Gainesville Mill
Elizabeth Taylor Conley, age 89 of Gainesville Mill, passed away Monday, November 9, 2009 at Willow Wood Nursing Home following an extended illness. Mrs. Conley was born ...
Jean Farmer Stephens, 76, Gainesville, GA
Memorial Park Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jean Farmer Stephens, 76, Stephens Rd., Gainesville. Arrangements to be announced later.
Jeannine Fortner, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeannine Fortner, age 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 09, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. A Celebration ...
Leonora Pendergrass, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Leonora Pendergrass, 86 of Gainesville died Monday November 9, 2009 following an extended illness at Willowwoods Nursing Center in Flowery Branch. A native of Fayette County, ...


Jessie Lee Brackett Hudson slipped gently from this life to the next on November 9, 2009 at her home in Dahlonega. By God's Grace, she was surrounded by loved ones, which was ...
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.