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Local Obits for Sun. Jul 19th, 2009


Althea Ann Lacey, 55, Gainesville
Mrs. Althea Ann Lacey, 55 of Gainesville (Forsyth County) died Sunday July 19, 2009 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. A native of New Orleans, Louisana, Mrs. Lacey had lived in Forsy ...
William E. Wilkinson, 82, Cumming
William E. Wilkinson, 82, of Cumming, GA was received by Jesus on July 19, 2009 at Embracing Hospice House. The son of the late Peter and Mary Wilkinson, he was born in Dundee, Sc ...


Alton I. Hughes, 79, Buford
Alton I. Hughes, age 79 of Buford, Georgia, died suddenly on Sunday, July 19, 2009. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...


Lambert A. Royal, 62, Gainesville
Lambert A. Royal, age 62 of Senior Circle, Gainesville, Georgia passed away Friday, July 17, 2009 at Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia following a battle with cancer. ...
Ralph LaCount, 81, Gainesville
A graveside service is planned for Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens, GA for Ralph LaCount, 81 of Gainesville. Rev. Brian Malcolm will officiate. Visitati ...


Vila Mae Garrett, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vila Mae Garrett, age 88, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday July 19, 2009 at her home following an extended illness.Mrs. Garrett was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin Count ...
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.