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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 10th, 2013


Mary Jane Blake Gilbert, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013. She is survived by her four children, Mary Ann Sanders and husband Joey, Flowery Branch, GA, ...


Constance Faith Howard Thieme, 50, Clarkesville
Constance Faith Howard Thieme, age 50 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013.Mrs. Thieme was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on November 14, 1962. S ...


Clementine Lord Purcell, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Clementine Lord Purcell, 95 of Gainesville died Thursday October 10, 2013 at her daughter's residence in Alpharetta. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced ...
Mrs. Clementine "Clemmie" Lord Purcell formerly of Gainesville, Ga. passed away Thursday October 10, 2013 at the age of 94 after declining health. She was the daughter of ...
Barbara Fitzgerald Banks, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Barbara Fitzgerald Banks, age 64 of 3243 Wood Creek Place, Gainesville, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia.A daughter of Di ...


James Harold Kenyon, 52, Hoschton
James Harold Kenyon, age 52 of Hoschton, GA, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2013, following a sudden illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Kenyon was preceded ...


Ralph Chastain, 72, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mr. Ralph Chastain, age 72, of Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia, passed from this earth to our Heavenly Father's home on October 10, 2013 from cancer.Ralph was born on April 2, 1941 ...
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.