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Local Obits for Wed. May 2nd, 2012


Joan Marie Parks, 68, Cumming
Joan Marie Parks, age 68 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. She died from complications of diabetes. Joan was born August 8, 1943 in Chicago to Gene and Mary Vandelli ...
Mary Louise Martin, 87, Cumming
Mary Louise Martin, age 87 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. She loved flowers and was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husb ...
Peggie Sue White Wade, 67, Sugar Hill
Peggie Sue White Wade, age 67 of Sugar Hill, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Peggie was a member of the Word of Faith Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Malcolm a ...


Annie Hollis Emmett Williams, age 60 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday Morning, May 2, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral ...
Mildred Rantz, 90, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Mildred Louise Rantz, age 90, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Melbourne, Florida, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at New Horizons West Nursing Home.Funeral Services will be ...


Jessie Othello Sexton, 84, Winder
Ms. Jessie Othello Sexton, age 84 of Winder died Wednesday, May 02, 2012 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. Ms. Sexton was born in Duluth to the late, Forrest Carter and Bess ...
Pat Chadwick Duran, 74, Commerce
Mr. Pat Chadwick Duran, age 74 , of Commerce, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home and Cremations, 35 First Street, Hoschton Ga. 30548, www.lawso ...
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.