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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 17th, 2013


Mary Toney Williams, 89, Homer
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mary Toney Williams, 89, of Homer who passed away on Wednesday at the Northridge Medical Center. Born in Commerce, she was the ...


Claude F. 'Bud' Nix, 81, Big Canoe
Claude F. "Bud" Nix, 81, of Big Canoe passed away Wednesday July 17, 2013.Born August 5, 1931 to the late Claude F., Sr. and Dorothy Nix, he was a native of Arlington, VA ...


Betty Jane McFadden, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Jane Hannah McFadden, 85, of Gainesville, Ga. went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Betty was born in Portsmouth, OH, daughter of the late Paul and Betty ...
Sidney Edward Cofield, 83, Gainesville
Mr. Sidney "Sid" Edward Cofield, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are scheduled ...


Elizabeth C. Smith, 87, Commerce
Mrs. Elizabeth C. Smith age 87 of Commerce died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospice House. Mrs. Smith was born in Commerce to the late, William J. and Sara Wilhit ...


On July 17, 2013, Col. (Ret.) Maynard Brown, Jr., 76, of Hampton, VA entered into eternal rest peacefully with his bride of 53 years, Mary L. Brown by his side at the North Hampton ...
Mary Margaret Chase, 85, Alpharetta
Mary Margaret Chase, 85, of Alpharetta, GA died on July 17, 2013 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Trapani. He ...


William Lovic Allen, 96, Cleveland
William Lovic Allen, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Allen was born March 28, 1917 in White County to the late George and Maggie Ste ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.