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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 16th, 2011


Ray L. Schandera, 71, Dawsonville
Ray L. Schandera, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday June 16, 2011 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.Born August 2, 1939 in Tallapoosa, GA t ...


Beatrice White, 94, Demorest
Beatrice White, age 94, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2011, at a local nursing home facility.No formal services will be held at this time. Those wishing t ...


Debbie Gail Endsley, 57, Gainesville
Debbie Gail Endsley, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at her residence following a long term illness.Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June ...
Lucille Porter Chastain, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Lucille Porter Chastain, age 91, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a brief illness.Funeral services a ...
George Herbert Hope, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Central Baptist Church for Mr. George Herbert Hope, 83, of Gainesville, who passed away on Thursday, following ...
Lesia Ann Bailey, 47, Gainesville
Bailey, Ms. Lesia Ann Bailey age 47 of Gainesville, Georgia passed June 16, 2011. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 2:00pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thur ...
Michael Junior Stancombe, 64, Gainesville
Michael Junior Stancombe, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Memorial services are schedule ...
Rosa Chaires Velasquez, 82, Gainesville
Rosa Chaires Velasquez, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, June 24, 201 ...


Donald "Dump" Wehunt, 69, Hoschton
Mr. Donald "Dump" Wehunt, age 69, of Hoschton, Georgia died June 16, 2011. A native of Hoschton, he was preceded in death by his parents Gid and Lois Gilliland Wehunt. A ...
Norma Patricia Ross, 74, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Norma Patricia Ross, age 74, of Pendergrass, GA, who passed away June 16, 2011. Mrs. Ross was born on April 14, 1937 in Fulton County ...
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.