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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 16th, 2011


Maria Dita, 88, Winder
Maria Dita, age 88, of Winder, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome ...


Gurney Boone Whitmire, 87, Cumming
Gurney Boone Whitmire, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Dovvie Whitmire, 4 brothers and 6 sisters. He wa ...
Jane Kent Plaginos Mitchell, 87, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011, following an extended illness. She attended Valdosta State College where she was a reporter on the Campus Ca ...


Ronald George Szedon, 66, Gainesville
Ronald George Szedon, 66, of Gainesville, GA died at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on August 16, 2011. Born in Monongahela, PA, he was the son of the late John and Mary Szedon. ...


Maxine E. Bullock, Cleveland
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday August 18, 2011 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Maxine E. Bullock of Cleveland, Ga.. Dr. Bill Coates will officiate and burial will ...
Otis H. Keith, 91, Cleveland
Otis Hampton Keith, age 91 of Cleveland, GA passed away, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Hampton was born June 5, 1920 in Flowery Branch, G ...
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.