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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 4th, 2013


Darby Johnson, 89, Cumming
Mr. Darby Johnson, age 89, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. He was the son of Dock Pullen Johnson and Claudine Williford born March 29, 1924 in Atlanta, GA. ...
Lorraine Elsie Osborne, 88, Cumming
Lorraine Elsie Osborne was welcomed home by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on October 4th, 2013 at the age of 88. Lorraine was born in Wisconsin but left for the big city of Chi ...


Claude Henry Marcus, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Claude Henry Marcus, age 80, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Raymond Payne will off ...


George Flemon Shirley, Jr., 86, Gainesville
George Flemon Shirley, Jr., age 86 of Gainesville, passed away early Friday Morning, October 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Graveside service ...
Doris Young, 87, Flowery Branch
Doris Young, 87, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013. Complete arrangements will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville H ...
Ellen Payne Dalton, 78, Sandy Springs
Ellen Payne Dalton, age 78 of Sandy Springs, passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013, at her residence. Born in Banks County on September 8, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Clyd ...
James (Jimmy) Millwood, 71, Flowery Branch
Mr. James "Jimmy" Millwood, 71, of Flowery Branch passed away on October 4, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Cumming, GA, he was the son of the late Eugen ...
Jeanne M. Flannery, 77, Gainesville
Ms. Jeanne M. Flannery, age 77, of Gainesville passed away Friday, October 4, 2013 at New Horizons


Walter Hodges Tonge, Jr., 71, Jefferson
Mr. Walter Hodges Tonge, Jr. age 71 of Jefferson died Wednesday, October 4, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Tonge is the son of Hilda Blackstock Tonge of Jefferson and the late, Walter ...


Hazel Louise Mincey Beck, 86, Dahlonega
Hazel Louise Mincey Beck, age 86, of Dahlonega, GA died Friday, October 4, 2013.Hazel lived most of her life in Lumpkin County, and worked at Gold Kist for many years. A member of ...


Mrs. Barbara Williams Digiacomo, age 73 of 1410 Rock Creek Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 3, 2013 at her residence.A daughter of Dorothy Grant Williams and the ...


Gladys Yvonne Garrett, 75, Cleveland
Mrs. Gladys Yvonne (Vonzie) Garrett age 75 of Cleveland passed away Friday, October 04, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Vonzie was born on July 5th, 1938 to the late Harv ...
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.