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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 22nd, 2013


Kathleen Hicks Wright, 77, Maysville
Kathleen Hicks Wright, age 77, of Maysville passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013. She loved Word Find books and drinking Sprite. She was survived by her son Johnny Wright of Jef ...


Martha Ward, 75, Dawsonville
Martha Yvonne Ward, age 75 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Northside Hospital. Mrs. Ward was born in Atlanta Georgia the daughter of the late Grady Danie ...


Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, Buford
Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, of Buford, GA passed away October 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer Thomas, mother, Katherine (Kat) Shaver, father-in-law, Larry B ...


Lousie Hallford, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Louise Gosnell Hallford, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 25, 2013 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth McEntire, ...
Patricia Goodwin, 75, Clarkesville
Patricia Goodwin, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at her residence.Born on July 31, 1938, in Brundidge, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late Charli ...


John Robert Sharp, Jr, 88, Hoschton
Mr. John Robert Sharp, Jr., age 88, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Gwinnett Hospital System. Services will be held at St. Brendans Catholic Church in Clearwat ...


Jimmy Eugene Fields, 52, Toccoa, formerly Cleveland
Mr. Jimmy Eugene Fields, age 52, of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart, GA. Born September 17, 1961 in W ...
Roy Lee Griffin, Jr.,, 54, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Griffin, Jr., age 54 of 442 Fowlertown Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his residence.A son of Jean Fowler Griffin and the late Roy Lee Gr ...


Sally Elizabeth Irvin, 65, Cleveland
Ms. Sally Elizabeth Irvin, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Irvin was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of t ...
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.