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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 23rd, 2011


John C. Gravitt, 70, Cumming
John C. Gravitt, 70, passed away on the morning of June 23, 2011 at Northside-Forsyth Hospital with lung cancer. He was born on January 15, 1941 to Clint and Melba Gravitt. He was ...


Dorothy M. "Dot" Eddy, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Dorothy M. "Dot" Eddy, 70 of Gainesville died Thursday June 23, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Cairo, Georgia, Mrs. Eddy had lived in Hall Cou ...
Glines "Tudy Dukes" Njikang, 54, Gainesville
Glines "Tudy Dukes" Njikang, age 54, of Gainesville, GA died Thursday June 23rd, 2011. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Gainesville,G ...
Kansie Lee Newton Haynes, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Kansie Lee Newton Haynes, 78 of Gainesville died Thursday June 23, 2011 at her residence. Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Haynes had lived in Hall County for most of her life. Sh ...


John Willie "Johnny" Murphy, 66, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Willie "Johnny" Murphy, age 66, of Pendergrass, who passed away on June 23, 2011. Mr. Murphy was born in Jackson 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.