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Local Obits for Thu. May 17th, 2012


Brian Smith Nash, 50, Cumming
Mr. Brian Smith Nash, 50, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012.Survivors include his wife, Raylynn Nash of Cumming; father, Col. Donald Nash (USAF Ret.) of New Orleans ...


Jean Nicholson Free, 88, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jean Nicholson Free, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow the s ...
Thomas B. Coon, 73, Clarkesville
Thomas B. Coon, age 73, of Clarkesville passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville ...


Bobby Gillespie, 72, Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Gillespie age 72 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Thursday May 17, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an sudden illness. Funeral services ar ...
Ernest Lee Chambers, 82, Gainesville
Ernest Lee Chambers, 82, of Gainesville passed away Thursday May 17, 2012 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming Ga following an extended illness.Graveside services will be held Sunday Ma ...
George Bryant Roberts, 80, Clermont
Mr. George Bryant Roberts, age 80, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Summers Landing Assisted Living facility in Gainesville. Funeral services are schedul ...


Mary June Jackson, 71, Colbert
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary June Jackson, age 71, of Colbert, Ga., who passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012.Mrs. Jackson was born in Clarke County, Ga. a d ...


Mr. John Vernon Wilkinson, Sr. age 81, of Toccoa died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his home. Born May 3, 1931 in Stephens County, he was the son of the late Joe and Mildred Purcell W ...


George Childers Triplett, Sr., age 88 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Triplett was born October 27, 1923 in Attalla, AL to the late L ...
Scott Pierce, 57, Cleveland
Mr. Scott Pierce, age 57, of Cleveland passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. No Services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Pierce was born June 9, 1954 to ...
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.