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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 6th, 2013


Ruth Carolyn Simpson Keneipp, age 72 of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born in Greensboro, NC to the late Victor and Katie Lee ...


Dr. Kay Brown Rogers, 57, Mt. Airy
Dr. Kay Brown Rogers, age 57, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 06, 2013, at the residence following a brief illness.Dr. Rogers was born in Clarkesville, Geor ...
Madeleine "Midge" Tench, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at her home in Damascus, Maryland.Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, N ...
Rex Stanley Coleman, 59, Mt. Airy
Rex Stanley Coleman, age 59, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Mr. Coleman was born in Toccoa, Georgia on July 4, 1954; to the late Claude Lamar an ...


Bill Ward, 87, Gillsville
Bill Ward of Gillsville, Ga. passed away Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the age of 87 after a period of declining health. Born on October 12, 1926, in Maysville, GA., he had worked ...
Doris F. Wheeler, 79, Flowery Branch
Ms. Doris F. Wheeler, age 79, of Flowery Branch went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Chapel o ...
Mae Louise Downing, 96, Gillsville
Mrs. Mae Louise Downing, 96, of Gillsville died November 5, 2013. Arrangements to be announced by Wards Funeral Home, 758 Main Street, Gainesville, GA.


Albert Leonard Hardy, 93, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Albert Leonard Hardy, age 93, of Jefferson, who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Mr. Hardy was born in Ba ...


David Harold Dunn, 78, Toccoa
Mr. David Harold Dunn, age 78 of 481 Hayes Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Stephens County Hospital.A son of the late David Frank and Ada Smith Dun ...


Eugene M. Burke, 80, Helen
Eugene "Gene" Burke, age 80 of Helen, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Burke was born November 24, 1932 in Whit ...
Teresa Annette Cooper, 55, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ms. Teresa Annette Cooper, age 55 of Cleveland. Ms. Cooper passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013.Ms. Cooper was born in ...
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.