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Local Obits for Mon. May 17th, 2010


Betty Jean Bennett Combs, age 77, a native of Cumming, passed away Monday, May 17, 2010. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Combs was preceded in death by her ...
Joan Agneta, 76, Cumming
Joan Agneta, age 76 of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away Monday, May 17, 2010. Memorial Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Byars Funeral Home Chapel. In lieu of flow ...
Kenneth West, 80, Cumming
Kenneth West, age 80 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Monday, May 17, 2010. Memorial Services are pending and will be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed ...


With sadness, the family of Frances Brogdon Shaw Fennell announces her death on May 17, 2010 in Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Fennell was 86 years old. A life long resident of Hall County, ...
Mary L. Smith Jordan, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Thursday May 20, 2010 at Central Baptist Church for Mary L. Smith Jordan, of Gainesville. Rev. Earl Pirkle and Rev. W.E. Peeples officiating. B ...
Shirley Anne Whelchel McCool, 74, Memphis, TN, formerly of Gainesville
Little and Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Shirley Anne Whelchel McCool, 74, of Memphis, Tennessee and a native of Gainesville, GA. Mrs. McCool passed away Monday, Ma ...


Phyllis Ayers, 56, Talmo
Phyllis Ayers, age 56, of Talmo, GA died May 14, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Ms. Ayers was a native of Lumpkin County who had lived in Talmo for the past 14 years. ...


Charles Ezra Pruitt, 67, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Ezra Pruitt, age 67 of Cleveland passed away Monday, May 17, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Pruitt was born in Forysth County on August 02, 1942 to the l ...
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.