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Local Obits for Sat. May 12th, 2012


Winford Jake Mills, 72, Dawsonville
Mr. Winford Jake Mills, age 72, of Dawsonville, GA died Friday May 11, 2012, at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.Mr. Mills was born January 17, 1940 in Cumming, GA. H ...


Marvin L. Jett, 83, Cumming
Marvin L. Jett, age 83, of Cumming passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Marvin is preceded in death by his wife, Aby Akins Jett. Surv ...
Mildred Louise Hardin, 80, Decatur
Mildred "Millie" Louise Hardin, 80 of Decatur, GA passed away May 12, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard H. Hardin. She is survived by her daughter ...


Annie Lois Whelchel, 61, Gainesville
Annie Lois Whelchel age 61 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday May 12, 2012.Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Arvin Chandler Gearin, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Arvin Chandler Gearin, age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Monda ...
Barbara Bryan Moon, 61, Lula
Barbara Bryan Moon, age 61 of Lula, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. Born in Atlanta, GA on August 26, 1950, she was a daughter of the late John Edward and Sarah Margadean Hicks ...
Doris Dorsey Nalley, 81, Marietta
Doris Dorsey Nalley, age 81, of Marietta, Georgia, died at Halcyon Hospice - Altus House in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 12, 2012. She was the daughter of Mattie Bell Sosebee Dorsey an ...
Maria Matilde Mendoza, 72, Gainesville
Maria Matilde Mendoza, 72 of Gainesville died Saturday May 12, 2012 at her residence. At the request of the family Mrs. Mendoza was cremated and the family will have a visitation a ...


Leita Virginia Nix, 84, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Leita Virginia Nix 84 of Commerce who died Saturday May 12, 2012. Survivors include a sister Lydia Allen of Gainesville and a number of ni ...


Joanne Carol Fowler, 73, Dahlonega
Joanne Carol Fowler, 73, of Dahlonega, GA died on May 12, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in San Diego, CA she was the daughter of the late Ole and Elizabeth Jensen ...
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.