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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 1st, 2012


Edward "Ed" Eugene Lewis, 72, Gainesville
Edward Eugene Lewis (Ed), 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, went home peacefully during an afternoon nap to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, April 1, 2012. He was born in Mille ...
Jewell Dean Stargel Smith, 81, Gainesville
Jewell Dean Stargel Smith, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Ray E. Bridger, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Ray E. Bridger, age 80, of Gainesville entered his Heavenly Home on Sunday, April 1, 2012, surrounded by family, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 11:00 a. ...


Claude Wesley Lynn, 65, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Claude Wesley Lynn, 65, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Saturday March 31, 2012 at his residence.Mr. Lynn was born March 18, 1947 in ...
Mary Louise Borders, 65, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Louise Borders, age 65, of Hoschton, GA, who passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012. Mrs. Borders was born in Atlanta, GA, a daugh ...


Ricky Joel McDuffie, 43, Cleveland
Ricky Joel McDuffie, age 43 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012. Mr. McDuffie was born June 04, 1968 in Jackson County. He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy J ...
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.