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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 17th, 2012


Judge William Henry Cooper Jr. age 98 passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012. He was a United States Army Veteren. He was survived by his wife, Helen P. Cooper and son, William H ...


Bernice Willene Watson Majors, age 91 and a native of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in de ...


Mrs. Edna "Bunny" Holland Piedra, age 49, of Norcross, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Felipe Piedra Gonzalez, Norcross, G ...


Mrs. Carianne "Kay" (Upchurch) Shubert, age 76 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. ...
Darryl Andrew Cain, 45, Flowery Branch
Mr. Darryl Andrew Cain, 45 of Flowery Branch died Wednesday October 17, 2012. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Cain had lived in Hall County for most of his life. He was a graduate o ...
Gary J. Gallo, 70, Flowery Branch
Mr. Gary J. Gallo, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Vista Care Hospice, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Satur ...
Nancy Nichole (Nikki) Craig, 27, Flowery Branch
Nancy Nichole "Nikki" Craig, age 27, of Flowery Branch, GA left us on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 with her family by her side. Nikki was born July 8, 1985 in Riverdale, G ...
Ollie Wilson, 96, Gainesville
Ollie Wilson, 96, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday October 17, 2012 following a period of declining health.Born February 23, 1916 in Lumpkin County to the late William Henry an ...


Mr. Richard Howell (Rick) Cochran, age 57, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Cochran was born in Commerce to Gladys Hardy Coc ...


Wardell Lewis, 72, Columbus
Wardell Lewis passed away Wednesday, October 17th 2012 at the Columbus Hospice in Columbus, GA, due to an illness. Wardell "Good Time" Lewis was a friendly spirited and ...


Kathy Darnell Welch, 45, Clayton
Kathy Darnell Welch of Clayton, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 17th, 2012 after a courageous fight against cancer. Kathy was born on April 3, 1967 to the late George M. a ...
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.