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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 23rd, 2012


William Bruce Rooks, 55, Auburn
William Bruce Rooks, age 55, of Auburn passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 35 First Street, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, ...


Judith M. Jankauskas, 61, Dacula
Mrs. Judith M. Jankauskas, age 61, of Dacula, GA passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012.She is survived by her husband, Joseph Jankauskas; son, Justin Jankauskas; daughter in law, ...


Elbert Bradford Greemon, 98, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Mr. Elbert Bradford Greemon, age 98, of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Anthony ...


Arthur Weisenbacher, 99, Gainesville
Mr. Arthur Weisenbacher, age 99, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are ...
Louella Wagoner, 75, Gainesville
Louella Wagoner, age 75 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012. Louella's passion in life was cooking for her family and friends and tending to her flower ...
Ralph Edwin Hope, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph Edwin Hope, 91, of Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2012 after an extended illness. Mr. Hope was born March 12, 1921 in Forsyth C ...


Mary Ellen Savage Thompson, 87, Loganville
Mrs. Mary Ellen Savage Thompson, age 87, of Loganville, GA passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Warren Thompson. She is survived ...
Mrs. Rebecca A. "Becky" Johnson, age 88, passed away at her home in Marietta, Georgia on Sunday, September 23, 2012 following a brief illness.A memorial service will be h ...


Teddy Lamar Mashburn, 60, Toccoa
Mr. Teddy Lamar Mashburn, age 60, of Toccoa, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at his home.Born February 10, 1952 in Alpharetta, GA, he was a son of the late Willie and Sarah ...


Katie Wynelle Peters, 68, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Katie Wynelle Peters age 68 of Cleveland. Mrs. Peters passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Me ...
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.