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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 5th, 2011


Mr. Luther Edward "Pop" Powell age 76, of Maysville, GA was a man of character, strength, integrity, love, and humility. After a long battle with sickness and infirmity, ...


Grace Ann Kicklighter, 68, Cumming
Grace Ann Kicklighter, 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 peacefully at her residence with her loving family by her side. She was a member of Harmony Baptist C ...
Roy Prather, 76, Cumming
Mr. Roy "Spoon" Prather, age 76, of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011. He retired from the A&P Tea Company after 34 years of service as a forklift operator. ...


Elmer Stewart, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Elmer "Papa" Stewart, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 at his son's residence following a brief illness. Funeral services ar ...


Bonnie Summerour, 67, Cleveland
Mrs. Bonnie Summerour age 67 of Cleveland passed away Friday August 5, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Summerour was born January 5, 1944 in Gainesville GA to th ...
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.