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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 18th, 2011


Helen L. Purdy Vinson, 82, Buford
Helen L. Purdy Vinson, age 82, of Buford, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended ...


Arzo Newsome, 89, Baldwin
William Arzo Newsome, age 89, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. Mr. Newsome was born on April 14, 1921 in Banks Co., GA to the late Albert E. Newsome, ...


Mrs. Charleen "Schotzie" (O'Connell) Garrison, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.F ...
James M. 'Jimmie' Brown, 76, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Friday January 21, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Jimmie Brown, 76, of Gainesville. Rev. Melvin Baugh will be officiating. Burial w ...
Mary Claudine Clark Turk passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She had just celebrated her 90th birthday the preceding week. Funeral ...
Paul Kenneth "Smut" Smith, 73, Maysville
Paul Kenneth "Smut" Smith, age 73, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Smith was born in Athens, GA to the late Matt ...


Brenda Lee Holder, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home P.O.Box 234 Jefferson, GA 30549 706-367-5467 fax-706-367-4280 Unpaid Obit Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Brenda Lee Holder, age 49 of Jefferson, Geo ...
Curtis Beck, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Curtis Beck, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. Funeral Services are pending at this time. Evans F ...
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.