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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 1st, 2012


Charles William Sterling Sr., age 88, of Forsyth County, passed away, Saturday, December 01, 2012. He was a member of Community Christian Church where he served as a Deacon for man ...
Clay Cowart, 91, Cumming
Rev. Clay Cowart, of Cumming, GA, age 91, passed away on December 1, 2012. Clay was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Edith Kate Lawson Cow ...
Raymond Stephen Carver, 83, Cumming
Mr. Raymond Stephen Carver, age 83, of Cumming passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Carver was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and retired ...


MRS. ROSELL P. BARRON, age 83 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 01, 2012 at her residence.Born on April 24, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Emma Passmore. Mrs ...


Lois Fauscett Griffin, 88, Gillsville
Lois Fauscett Griffin, 88, of Gillsville died Saturday December 1, 2012 following a sudden illness. She was born in Gillsville to the late Augustus and Carrie Fauscett. She was a ...
Myrtle Louise "Dese" Whitmire, age 93 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Richie Vann Franklin, 52, Gainesville
Richie Vann Franklin, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, Decem ...


JW Skelton, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. J.W. Skelton, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Mr. Skelton was born in Jackson County, a son to th ...


Dudley Davis, 54, Dahlonega
Dudley Davis, age 54, of Dahlonega, GA, died Saturday December 1, 2012, at his home following an extended illness.Dudley was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. Dudle ...
Robert Carl Cripe, Dahlonega
Col. USAF (Retired) Robert Carl Cripe of Dahlonega, Georgia, previously of Centerville, Georgia, passed away December 1, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Bob lived a full ...
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.