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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 6th, 2011


Johnny P. Davenport, 68, Dawsonville
Johnny P. Davenport, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 6, 2011 at Mountain View Nursing Center following a period of declining health.Born November 7, 2011 in Fayettev ...


Margaret Grace Peale, 93, Cumming
Margaret Grace Peale, 93, of Cumming, GA died on November 6, 2011 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Dallas, TX, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Louise Phelps. Her b ...


Ellen Garrison Alexander, age 82 of Baldwin, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011, at Northside Hospital. Born in Habersham County on March 10, 1929, she was the daughter of the la ...
Ruth Gerrin Jones, 94, Alto
Mrs. Ruth Gerrin Jones, age 94, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2011, at Habersham Homes following an extended illness.Mrs. Jones was born on April 20, 1917; sh ...


Anne Faye (Peoples) Fordham, 45, Gainesville
Anne Faye (Peoples) Fordham, age 45, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011 following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Beloved mother of Zach, step-mother to Ashley and John a ...
Eleanor A. Kingsbury, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Eleanor A. Kingsbury, 87, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2011 at her residence in Gainesville, Georgia.A Memorial Mass Service will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 10 ...
Gloria Jean Bailey, 64, Gainesville
Homegoing Celebration Services for Mrs. Gloria Jean Bailey will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011, 1:00pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanner Road, Flowery Branch, ...


Terri Jo Sampson, 52, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Terri Jo Sampson, age 52, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2011.Mrs. Sampson was born in Commerce, GA, a daughter ...
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.