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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 23rd, 2012


Rupert Lee Milford, 63, Cumming
Rupert Lee Milford, age 63, a native and lifelong resident of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Hulet Milford.Survivors includ ...


Hoyt Grady Colston, 88, Demorest
Mr. Hoyt Grady Colston, age 88 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Habersham County, Georgia on April 07, ...


Fred Ricky Miller, 57, Lula
Fred "Ricky" Miller, age 57 of Lula, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2012 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Mond ...
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.