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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 17th, 2011


Dorothea Celeste Taylor, age 90, of Largo, Florida, and longtime resident of St. Pete Beach Florida, passed away January 17, 2011.Mrs. Taylor was born on November 27, 1920, Gainesv ...


Emily Johnson Newberry, 83, Dawsonville
Emily Johnson Newberry, age 83, of Dawsonville, Ga. died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. She was born March 17, 1927 in Ensley, Al ...


Corrie Mae Thompson, 93, Clarkesville
Ms. Corrie Mae Thompson, age 93, of Clarkesville, Georgia, formerly of Honea Path, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011, following an extended illness. Ms. Thomp ...
Dorothea Shore Taylor, 90, Baldwin
Dorothea Shore Taylor, age 90, of Largo, Florida, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011.Mrs. Taylor was cremated in Florida and a local memorial service will be held at a later d ...
Flora Jean Cook, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Flora Jean Cook, age 80, of Clarkesville, will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at 4:00 PM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Dr. Bill Cashion, Rev. F ...
George Ralph Tench, age 71 of Demorest, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011, following a brief illness. Born in Habersham Mills, GA. on March 17, 1939, he was the son of George M. ...
Mary Lou Dixon Ruark of Clarkesville, GA. died Monday, January 17, 2011, in Commerce, Georgia where she was lovingly cared for by the staff of the Alzheimer's Care Center. Mrs ...


David Leroy Conner, 49, Oakwood
Mason & Ward Funeral Home announces the Home Going of Mr. David Leroy Conner, 49 of Oakwood on Monday January 17, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an exte ...
Ida Plantz, 80, Hoschton
Ida Plantz, age 80, of Hoschton, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 2:00 pm ...
Jeanne Dupont Strickland, 82, Gainesville
Jeanne Dupont Strickland, 82 of Gainesville died January 7, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness. A Memorial Mass is set for 11:00 am Tuesday, Ja ...
Vernon Grogan, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Vernon Dale Grogan, Sr., 84 of Gainesville died Monday January 17, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness.Born in Kokomo, Indiana, Mr. Grogan had lived in Hall Cou ...
Wiley H. Oliver, 80, Lula
Funeral services for, Wiley H. Oliver age 80 of Lula will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday Jan.19,2011 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs Baptist C ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.