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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 2nd, 2013


Ronnie Marvin Padgett, 62, Cumming
Ronnie Marvin Padgett, age 62, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013. Ronnie is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Ruby Padgett. Survivors include his loving wif ...


Nancy McBride Burke, 67, Suwanee
Nancy McBride Burke, age 67, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2013. Ms. Burke was born December 14, 1945 in Swainsboro, GA. She was a 1963 graduate of Swainsboro High ...


Agnes Cantrell, 90, Lula
Agnes Cantrell peacefully entered into rest at age 90 on June 2, 2013. Born July 18, 1922. She is predeceased by her husband Emory "Strut" Cantrell. She assisted in reari ...


Julia H. Shirley, 80, Jefferson
Julia H. Shirley, 80, of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013. Born in Gainesville, GA, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Shirley; daughter, Judy Piotrowsk ...
Mary E. McCoy, 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Mary E. McCoy 94 of Commerce who died Sunday June 2, 2013. Survivors include 2 brothers Donald McCoy of Gillsville and Howard McCoy of Com ...


James Thomas Pritchard, Jr., age 65, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his wife and family on Sunday, June 2, 2013 after an extended illness.James, or "Tom" ...
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.