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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 12th, 2009


Hugh Daniel Cantrell, 92, Mt. Airy
Hugh Daniel Cantrell, age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, died Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at a private care facility.Mr. Cantrell was born on December 31, 1916 in White County, Georgia t ...


Edward H. Stowers, 87, Lula
Edward Howard Stowers, 87, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at his home, following a period of declining health. A Hall County educator for almost 40 years, Edward ...
Eleanor Marie Bowman Klimo age 67 of Red Fox Trail, Oakwood passed away Wednesday Aug. 12, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Klimo was born September 11, 194 ...
Jack Pierce, 86, Gainesville
Rev. Jack Pierce, 86, of Gainesville, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 following a sudden illness. Rev Pierce was the son of the late George Bishop and Ma ...


Mary Dowdy Bray, 78, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Dowdy Bray, age 78, of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. Mrs. Bray, born in Jackson County, was a daughter of the late, Harold â


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Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, Tiger
Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, of Tiger, GA, passed away at his residence on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2009.He was born in Cherokee, NC and was the son of the late Peco and Amanda Pa ...
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.