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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 12th, 2013


Betty Bass, 86, Cumming
Betty Bass, age 86, of Cumming, formerly of Blackshear, GA, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013. Betty was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and was saved in 1963. She taug ...


Garrett Joseph Byrnes, 63, Buford
Garrett Joseph Byrnes, age 63, of Buford, GA, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 after a long battle with Neuroendocrine Carcinoid Cancer. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, October 1 ...


Gennieve Anderson Sanders, age 89, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Mrs. Sanders was born on September 8, 1924, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late ...
Geraldine Harper Spear, 84, Commerce
Mrs. Geraldine Harper Spear, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mrs. Spear was born in Monroe, GA to the late Gene and Clyde S ...
Ralph T. Crouch, Jr., 85, Turnerville
Ralph T. Crouch Jr., age 85, of Turnerville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Mr. Crouch was born on April 19, 1928, in Meriwether County; son of the late Ralph T ...


Michael Williams, 48, Flowery Branch
Michael Williams, age 48, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, October 11, 2013. Funeral arrangements to be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, ww ...


Ella Sue Bowers Adams, 81, Dahlonega
Ella Sue Bowers Adams, age 81, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services will be held at 2 ...


Vickie Lynn Wilson Jones, 53, Cleveland
Vickie Lynn Wilson Jones, age 53 of Cleveland passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Jones was born in Atlanta on September 13, 1960 to Rachel Lee and Lurene Gooch ...
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.