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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 26th, 2011


Launa Viola Helton, 86, Cornelia
Launa Viola Helton, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of White County, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2011.Ms. Helton was born on April 28, 1925, in White County, Georgia ...


Oliver Holloway, 88, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for, Oliver Holloway age 88 of Lula. Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday Dec. 29,2011 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in ...
Charles E. Jordan, 74, Buford
Charles E. Jordan, age 74 of Buford, GA died Monday, December 26, 2011 following a brief illness. Funeral service will be held at 2PM on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Zion Hill Ba ...


Thomas Worth McDonald, 86, Dahlonega
Thomas Worth McDonald, 86 of Dahlonega passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 at Gold City Convalescent Home, Dahlonega, GA. A private memorial service will be held at a later date ...
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.