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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 24th, 2013


Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday February 28, 2013 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Mr. David Stanley "Leo" Buffington age 57 of Gillsville. Th ...
Gregory Lee Thompson, 52, Gillsville
Gregory Lee Thompson, age 52 of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at his residence following a brief illness. Memorial services are scheduled fo ...


Joanne (Jo) Acker, 83, Cumming
Mrs. Joanne (Jo) Acker, age 83, of Cumming passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. A native of Evansville, IN. Mrs. Acker had lived in Cumming for the past 3 years, moving here fro ...


Ervin F. Robinson, 77, Buford
Mr. Ervin F. Robinson age 77 of Buford formerly of Illinois passed away Saturday February 24, 2013. Mr. Robinson was born in Illinois to the late William Erve Robinson and Leira B ...


Claude (Junior) Hyde, Jr., 83, Gainesville
Mr. Claude (Junior) Hyde, Jr., age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at New Horizon Nursing Home.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. ...
Florence Patricia Turk Hand Tumlin, age 69 of Clermont, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Dogwood Forrest Assisted Living following an extended illness. Funer ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Vera Dean Pethel Patton, 93, of Talmo, Ga., who passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013.A life long resident of Jackson County, Ga., Mr ...


Leonard Paul Halphen, 68, Cleveland
Mr. Leonard Paul Halphen age 68 of Cleveland passed away Sunday February 24, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Halphen was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana the son of the ...
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.