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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 26th, 2009


Brenda Gail Vinson LaCount, age 63, of Alto, GA, died Sunday, April 26, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. LaCount was born on August 2, 1945 in Demorest, Georgia to the late T ...
Doris Whitlock Hulsey, 70, Maysville
Doris Whitlock Hulsey, age 70 of Deadwyler Road, Maysville, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Commerce, Georgia following a brief illness. ...
Raleigh Raulerson, 78, Homer
Ivie Funeral Home annouces services for Raleigh Raulerson age 78 of Homer, Ga. who died Saturday April 25, 2009 at his residence. Survivors include his wife Sarah Raulerson of the ...


Mary Samples, 90, Dawsonville
Mrs. Mary Samples, age 90, of Dawsonville, formerly of Forsyth County passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009. Mrs. Samples was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and loved flowers and ...


James Medlin, 52, Cumming
Mr. James Medlin, age 52 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father James Bentley Medlin, Sr. Survivors include his wife Nancy Holbrook ...
Larry Dwight Callahan, 50, Cumming
Mr. Larry Dwight Callahan, age 50 of Cumming, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2009. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Callahan of Cumming; mother, Glenda Hefner of Cumming; daughte ...


John Alton Villyard, 84, Gainesville
Mr. John Alton Villyard, 84 of Green Hill Road, Gainesville died Sunday April 26, 2009 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Villyard was the son of the late Hu ...
Mildred N. Hughes, 91, Gainesville
Mildred Nance Hughes, 91, died on April 26, 2009 at New Horizons Nursing Care. Born to the late Wesley and Nancy Hughes Nance in Gainesville on April 9, 1918 she was the widow of ...
Robbie Allen Fletcher, 45, Gainesville
Mr. Robbie Allen Fletcher age 45 of Gainesville passed awaySunday at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Fletcher was born September 23, 1963 to the late Jack H.and Edna Reeve ...
Robert William Leonard, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Robert William Leonard of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2009 after an extended illness. He was born on May 22, 1936 in Smyrna, GA. He graduated from Campb ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Branson Ralph (Rabbit) Dowdy, age 77, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2009. Mr. Dowdy, a native of Jackson County, was ...


Mr. Bascom W. Marshall, age 81, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday April 26, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Marshall was born in Panama City, FL July 11, 1927. M ...


Jerald Dean Turner, 70, Whittier, NC
Jerald Dean Turner, 70, of Whittier, NC went home Sunday, April 26, 2009 at his residence. A native of White County, GA, he had lived in Swain County for the past 36 years. He 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.