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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 1st, 2011


Alex Matthew Dockery, 27, Mayesville
Mr. Alex Matthew Dockery, age 27, of Mayesville, Ga., passed away Friday, July 1, 2011. Arrangements will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, ...


Ruth Evelyn Hill, 94, Cumming
Ruth Evelyn Hill passed away peacefully at her home on Friday July 1st with family and friends by her side. She was the daughter of the late Augusta Bendikta Anderson and Herman Si ...


Geneva Sosebee Stephens, 96, Gainesville
Geneva Sosebee Stephens age 96 of Athens, Formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, July 1st, 2011 at Athens Heritage Home following an extended illness.Funeral Services are ...
William Martin, Gainesville
A private memorial service will be held for Mr. William Martin of Gainesville, GA.A Gainesville native, he was the son of the late Marvin Henry and Mamie B. Hulsey Martin. Mr. Mart ...


Betty Langford Brown, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Langford Brown, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011. Mrs. Brown was born in Maysville, a daughter to ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. David Junior "Bill" Hayes, age 77, of Hoschton, who passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011. Mr. Hayes was born in Hoschton, GA, ...
Jeanette Murphy, 77, Pendergrass
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Talmo Baptist Church for Mrs. Jeanette Murphy, 77, of Pendergrass. The Rev. Mark Spence will officiate. Interm ...


Robert George Courtwright, 80, Cleveland
Robert George Courtwright, age 80 of Cleveland passed away, Friday, July 1, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Courtwright was born November 24, 1930 in Syracuse, NY to ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.