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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 31st, 2012


Russell Dewayne Todd, age 53, of Alto, Georgia (formerly of Coweta, OK) passed away peacefully at his home in Alto, Georgia after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday afternoon, Ja ...


Betty Largent, 40, Winder
Mrs. Betty Largent, age 40 of Winder, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Funeral services will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, ...


Robert Donald Teseniar, 55, Alpharetta
Robert Donald Teseniar, Jr., age 55 of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Jan. 31, of natural causes. He was born in Corona, CA, and lived in the Southeast most of his adult life. He wa ...


Daniel Gene Turpin, 23, Buford
Daniel Gene Turpin, age 23 of Buford, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, February 4, ...


Annie Lee Hancock, 83, Gainesville
A Home Going Observance for Mrs. Annie Lee Hancock (83) who passed on January 31, 2012 will be Friday, February 3, 2012 11:00 am, St. John Baptist Church, 741 E.E. Butler Parkw ...
Frances Ann Cheeks, 48, Oakwood
Frances Ann Cheeks, age 48 of Oakwood, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are sched ...


Betty Joe Largent, 40, Hoschton
Betty Joe Largent, age 40, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012.Betty was a member of Meadow Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and AWANA. She is survived by her fathe ...
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.