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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 13th, 2012


Betty Mae Redmon, 73, Oakwood
Betty Mae Blackwell Redmon, age 73 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Johnnie Cecil Shope, 81, Gainesville
Johnnie Cecil Shope, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are s ...
Johnnie Nell Johnson, 68, Gainesville
Johnnie Nell Johnson, 68, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 13, 2012 at N.E. Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Miss Johnson was a member of First Baptis ...
Leslie Leigh-Anne Murphy,, 33, Gainesville
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Leslie Leigh-Anne Murphy, 33, of Gainesville.Those wi ...
The Reverend Doctor James Newton (Jim) Thompson (79) died peacefully at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, on June 13, 2012. Born in Athens, Georgia, to James and Louise (Smith) Tho ...
Robert Merriel Browning, age 79 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday Morning, June 13, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for S ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Julie Marie Buck Thompson, 61, of Commerce, Ga. who passed away Wednesday June 13, 2012. Mrs. Thompson was born in Tokyo, Japan, a da ...


Mrs. Genell Kesler Williams, 76, of Toccoa, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born May 14, 1936, in Franklin, GA., she was the daughter of the late ...


Ola Kathleen Waldrop, 70, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Ola Kathleen Waldrop, age 70 of Sautee. Mrs. Waldrop passed away Wednesday. June 13, 2012. Funeral arrangements are ...
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.