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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 1st, 2012


Helen Hamby, 87, Dawsonville
Helen Hamby, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday July 31, 2012 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born October 25, 1924 in Glenmary, Tennessee to the la ...


Carmen Hernandez, 29, Cornelia
Carmen Misael Maturino Hernandez, age 29 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, August 01, 2012. Born in Saluatierra Guanajuato, Mexico on March 03, 1983, he was a son of Antonio Matu ...
Rebecca D. Heidle, 79, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Rebecca D. Heidle, age 79, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Interment will follow the se ...


Dorothy Helen Overdorff, 93, Gainesville
Dorothy Helen Overdorff, 93, formerly from Indiana, PA passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Bell Minor Home, Gainesville, GA. Born February 10, 1919 in Blairsv ...
James David Mackler, 65, Gainesville
James David Mackler, age 65, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Survivors include wife Gail Mackler of Gainesville; children, B.J. Mackler of Gainesville, Ste ...
Kent Adam Lewis, 40, Gainesville
Kent Adam Lewis, 40, left this earth for Heaven on Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Kent was deeply loved by his wife of 15 years, Jennifer Whittaker Lewis, and his two "daddy' ...
Linwood Gray Hudson, 76, Gainesville
Linwood Gray Hudson, age 76, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Ralph Eugene Crump, 63, Gainesville
Ralph Eugene Crump, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at McLeod Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Private memorial ser ...


Lynda Green Garrett, 65, Nicholson
Mrs. Lynda Green Garrett, age 65 of Nicholson died peacefully on August 1, 2012 at her residence after a 15 yr struggle with emphysema. She was born in Nebraska to the late, Edwar ...


Evelyn Gertrude Darnell, 82, Woodstock
Evelyn Gertrude Darnell, age 82 of Woodstock, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at Woodstock Estates Assisted Living following an extended illness.Memorial services are sche ...


Richard Dorman Bush, 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Richard Dorman Bush, age 77 of Cleveland. Mr. Bush passed away Wednesday, August 01, 2012. Memorial services are sche ...
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.