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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 12th, 2013


Ronald Joel Leach, 65, Maysville
Mr. Ronald Joel Leach, age 65, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Leach was born in Gainesville, GA to the late Roy and Vennie Brown Leach. Mr. ...


Shane Michael Thurmond, 42, Dawsonville
Shane Michael Thurmond, 42, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Born February 3, 1971, he was a lifelong resident of ...


Mandy Helen Born, 77, Cumming
Mandy Helen Born, age 77 and a native of Forsyth County, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013. She was a member of Pine Crest Baptist Church. Helen loved her Church and family and ...
Valerie Jean Martin, 29, Cumming
Valerie Jean Martin, of Forsyth County, GA, age 29, passed away on March 12, 2013. Valerie loved her family and friends intensely. She was high spirited and full of life. Valerie w ...


Mildred Montez Brady, 77, Baldwin
Mildred Montez Brady, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenville, South Carolina on December 07, 1935, she was a ...


Barbara Lee Wilson, 65, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Barbara Lee Wilson, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at her residence. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 15, 2013 from the Chapel ...


Grace Maddox Cornett, 95, Hoschton
Mrs. Grace Maddox Cornett, 95 of Hoschton died Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A lifelong resident of Jackson County, Mrs. Cornett was the daughter o ...
William Thomas Self, 73, Braselton
Mr. William Thomas Self, age 73 of Braselton passed away, Tuesday March 12, 2013. Funeral services will be announced by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Highway 53, Hoschton, Ga. 30548, w ...


Michael Garrett Welch, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Garrett Welch , age 56 of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Tuesday March 12, 2013.He had lived in Lumpkin County since 1980 after moving here from Harland, Kentucky. ...


Lillian S. Strickland, 83, Colbert
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Lillian S. Strickland, 83, of Colbert who passed away early Tuesday morning at her residence. Born ...
Veda Rebecca Pruitt, 72, Canton
Veda Rebecca Pruitt, of Canton, GA, age 72, passed away on March 12, 2013. She is preceded in death by her son, Allen Addington and her parents, Alva and Emily Buckley. Survivors i ...


Everett Mills Hopper Jr., 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Everett Mills Hopper Jr., age 73 of Cleveland. Mr. Hopper passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013.Graveside services are ...
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.