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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 19th, 2010


Leona Scruggs Cordell, 83, Cumming
Leona Scruggs Cordell, age 83 of Cumming, GA, formerly of Knoxville, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. She was a member of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband o ...


David Wayne Chapman, age 67, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 18, 2010. Mr. Chapman was born on December 31, 1942, in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Joseph B. and Joyc ...
Germaine "Gerrie" Rainey, 77, Cornelia
Germaine "Gerrie" Rainey, age 77, of Cornelia, GA passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010, from an extended illness. Mrs. Rainey was born on November 6, 1932, i ...
Gina Merrifield Jenkins, age 53 of Alto, passed away Monday, October 18, 2010, at Habersham County Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Demorest, Ga. on October 13, 1 ...


Fannie Jane Daniel, 80, Winder
Mrs. Fannie Jane Daniel, age 80, of Winder, GA died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at her residence. Mrs. Daniel was born in Hall County to the late, Billups and Grace Davis Reynolds. ...
Minnie Lou Carroll, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Minnie Lou Carroll, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Carroll was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Paul and ...


Diane Bingham Simmons, 55, Sautee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the passing to eternity of Mrs. Diane Bingham Simmons, age 55, of Sautee Nacoochee. Mrs. Simmons went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Oct ...
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.