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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 6th, 2011


Elizabeth Hansard Sanders, 59, Dawsonville
Elizabeth "Nana" Hansard Sanders, age 59, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2011. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death b ...
Larry Jewell Dixon, 57, Dawsonville
Larry Jewell Dixon, age 57, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2011.He was a member of Settingdown Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Dixon ...


Rita Anna Eisenach, 84, Cumming
Rita Anna Eisenach, age 84, of Forsyth County formerly of Waukesha, WI, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2011. Rita started the Parks and Recreation Program in the Town of Brookfie ...


Long Vongsydanone, 54, Cornelia
Mrs. Long Vongsydanone, age 54, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at her residence, following an extended illness. Mrs. Vongsydanone was born on March ...


Betty Gail Gunter, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Gail Gunter (Elizabeth Abigail Parker Gunter) died on October 6, 2011. She resided at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, Georgia.She was born on July 22, 1924 in Man ...
Duane Loggins, 80, Lula
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Duane Loggins, age 80 of Lula. Mr. Loggins passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2011 at his residence.Funeral services a ...
J. C. Dale, 73, Gainesville
J. C. Dale, age 73 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, October 6, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Graveside services are scheduled for Monday ...
Jerry L. Gunther, 52, Lula
Jerry L. Gunter, 52, of Lula died Thursday. Funeral services Sunday October 9, 2011 at 3 p.m. at Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville.
Tymanus Smith, Inf, Gainesville
Funeral services for Infant Tymanus Smith of Gainesville, Ga. the son of Amanda C. Nicely and Tyrome Smith will be held Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 2:00pm at Young's Funeral ...


James Harry Taylor, 60, Dahlonega
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 10, 2011 in the chapel of Little & davenport Funeral Home for Mr. James "Jimmy" Harry Taylor, 60, of Dahlo ...
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.