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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 26th, 2011


Larry Daniel "Luke" Martin, 62, Dawsonville
Larry Daniel "Luke" Martin, 62, of Dawsonville went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Tuesday April 26, 2011 at his residence following a short illness.Born January ...


Michael Doran Kiah, 59, Dacula
Michael Doran Kiah, age 59, of Dacula, GA died on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Gwinnett Medical Center, Lawrenceville, GA. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2011, a ...


Emma Nell Davidson, 64, Lula
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Emma Nell Davidson, age 64 of Lula, GA who passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete and wi ...
Janie Lee Dill Phillips, 51, Cornelia
Janie Lee Dill Phillips, age 51, of Cornelia, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at her residence.Born on August 15, 1959, in Habersham County, GA. Mrs. Phillips was of the Ba ...
Rachel Cowart Benfield, 89, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Rachel Cowart Benfield, age 89, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. ...
Robert F. "Bill" Pitts, 84, Clarkesville
Mausoleum side services for Robert F. "Bill" Pitts, age 84, of Clarkesville, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 28, 2011 from the Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. ...


Emma Nell Ambrose Davidson, age 64, of Lula, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on November 01, 1946, in Evans County,Jesup, GA. She w ...


Marvin Dean Allen, 68, Statham
Mr. Marvin Dean Allen, age 68, of Statham Ga. passed away Monday, April 25, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton Ga. 30548. 706-654-0966 www.lawsonf ...


Lorayne Doom Thompson, 82, Dahlonega
Lorayne Doom Thompson, 82, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. She was born April 14, 1929, to Otto & Edna Johnson Doom in New Albany, MS. She married Marvin ...
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.