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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 20th, 2011


Dillard Lee Dyer, 54, Lula
Dillard Lee Dyer, age 54, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Jackson County on June 30, 1957, he was the son of the late ...


LENOAR K. POOMAIHEALANI, 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at Embracing Hospice. Her loving family was at her side.A Celebration of Life Memorial S ...


Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, 93, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, age 93, of Clarkesville will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 4:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Ivester will of ...
Roger Randall Martin, 80, Cornelia
Roger Randall Martin, age 80, of The Oaks at Scenic View, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011.Born in Homer GA. on June 19, 1931, he was a son of the late Alonzo P. and Ouver Drak ...


Barry Barrett, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Barry Alvin Barrett, age 62, of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, GA.Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm ...
Mrs. Marian (Williams) Thornton Ewing, age 81, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Richard Marden Waters, 80, Clarkesville
Richard Marden Waters, age 80, of Clarkesville, died July 20, 2011 at Habersham Medical Center.Born January 4, 1931, Mr. Waters was the son of the late O. C. Waters and Alice Steve ...
Spencer Ernest Balmer, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Spencer Ernest Balmer, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at his residence.A private family memorial service will be held.He was born to the late ...


Willa Mae Rothman, 91, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willa Mae Rothman, age 91, of Nicholson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mrs. Rothman was born in Stephens, Arkansas, a ...


Bill Dodd, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Bill Dodd, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA died July 20, 2011.Bill had lived in Lumpkin County since 1985. He was a former resident of Forsyth County. He was a retired cattle trader a ...
Richard Paul Stringer, 50, Dahlonega
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Richard Paul Stringer, 50, of Dahlonega. The Rev. Dr. Will ...


Ida Jane Thompson Scroggs Jenkins, age 87, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Stephens County Hospital.Born in Banks County on June 26, 1924, she was a daughter ...


Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, of Cleveland.Mrs. Palmer died Wednesday, July 21, 2011, at her residence.Born in White County ...
Michael Stephen Sosebee, 33, Cleveland
Michael Stephen Sosebee, age 33 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mr. Sosebee was born May 15, 1978 in Gaineville to Hoyt and Donna Cantrell Sosebee. He was a cook ...
Wilma Rose Barnette, 79, Cleveland
In loving memory of Wilma Rose Barnette, 79 of Cleveland, GA a compassionate, loving, wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, and servant of Jesus Christ passed into the presence ...
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.