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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 1st, 2010


Swayne Lewallen, 84, Homer
Swayne Lewallen, age 84, of Nails Creek Community, Homer, GA passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010. Mr. Lewallen was born in Banks County, GA on March 27, 1926, to the late James W ...


David Charles Adams, 67, Cumming
Mr. David Charles Adams, age 67 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Cumming, member of PAGE, member of the National ...
Richard Joseph Landry, 61, Cumming
Mr. Richard Joseph LandryDick Landry, age 61 of Cumming, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, August 1, 2010. Dick worked in the transportation industry for decades. He enj ...


Vita Melders Brown, 85, Clarkesville
Vita Melders Brown, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010. Born in Riga, Latavia on June 20, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Janis Melders. She was a ...
Vita Z. Brown, 85, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Vita Z. Brown, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete and will be ...


Betty Stephens Nix, 85, Gainesville
Betty Stephens Nix, 85 of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home Sunday morning, August 1, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Wednesday, August 4, 2010 in the Chap ...


Ed Head, 88, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Ed Head age 88 Cleveland. Mr. Head passed away Sunday, August 01, 2010 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an e ...
John Edward (Ed) Head, 89, Cleveland
Mr. John Edward (Ed) Head age 89 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an extended illness. Mr. Head was born in Cleveland Geo ...
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.