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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 16th, 2013


Carl R. Broome, 81, Dawsonville
Carl R. Broome, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 16, 2013 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born March 19, 1932 in Chickamauga, Georgia to the late ...


Albert Voorhees Van Aman, Jr. of Cumming, GA died on June 16, 2013 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Barstow, CA he was the son of the late Albert and Mildred Van Aman, Sr. His ...


Jesse Logan Barnett, 82, Buford
Mr. Jesse Logan Barnett, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Mildred Brown Barnett; sisters, Edi ...


Essie Mae Purcell Foster, 99, Cornelia
Essie Mae Purcell Foster, age 99, of Cornelia, died peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her residence. She was born November 11, 1913, in Banks County to late John and Minnie ...
Melvin Eugene Higgins, 60, Cornelia
Melvin Eugene Higgins, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Stephens County Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Higgins was born on Septe ...


Gracie Nell Burce, 81, Flowery Branch
Home Going Services for Mrs. Gracie Nell Burce age 81 of Flowery Branch, Georgia will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 2:30 pm at Young's Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Shan Montg ...
Jeanette Pritchett, 57, Lula
Jeanette Pritchett, age 57 of Lula, Passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Joaquin Galindo, 59, Gainesville
Joaquin Galindo, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral servic ...
Kenneth Marston Fristoe, 77, Flowery Branch
FRISTOE, Kenneth Marston, (Ken), 77 of Flowery Branch, GA, died Sunday, June 9, 2013. Born in Hanford, California, January 29, 1936, to Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth William and Mary ...
Vinton Lee Iceson, 70, Gainesville
Vinton Lee Iceson, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...


Henry Davis, 49, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Davis, age 49, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Mr. Davis was born in Jackson County, a son to Mrs. Muarl ...


George Yonke, 96, Cleveland
George Yonke, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living. Mr. Yonke was born June 24, 1916 in Brooklyn, NY to the late John and Anna Vo ...
On a day in November, Terrice A. Toney was born to Inez Vandervier Ayers and A. D. Ayers. She was the right age to be baby Jesus in the church Christmas pagent. From that day to ...
Walter Louis Hibble, 85, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, announces the death of Mr. Walter Louis Hibble, age 85, of Cleveland, who was called home on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Born in Marietta, Georgia, ...
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.