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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 15th, 2013


Jerry Wayne Blevins, 47, Auburn
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Jerry Wayne Blevins, 47, of Auburn who passed away early Thursday morning at the Barrow County Regional Medical Center in Winder ...


Carson Ray Frier, 16, Cumming
Carson Ray Frier, age 16, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. Carson was attending his Junior year at Forsyth County Central High School. He was an avid sports fan a ...


Ollie Johnson, 75, Clarkesville
Ollie Johnson, age 75, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013, at a private care facility following a period of declining health. Mrs. Johnson was born ...


Betty Louise Craig, 91, Charlotte, NC.
Betty Louise Craig, 91, from Charlotte, NC passed away in Gainesville, Georgia on August 15th, 2013. Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the ...
Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Emily Burke, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mrs. Burke was born on May 17, 1926 to the late Frank Lee and Ora Tatum Sutton of Sau ...
Ruby Sheila Barrett, 74, Gainesville
Ruby Sheila Barrett, 74, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on August 15th, 2013. The family has not announced a Memorial Service at this time. Arrangements by Byars Funeral Home ...


Darin Lee Dyer Jr, 26, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Darin Lee Dyer Jr., age 26, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mr. Dyer was born in Decatur, GA, a son to Sha ...
Lillian McNeal Bennett, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lillian McNeal Bennett, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, August 15, 2013. Mrs. Bennett was born in Winde ...
William Thomas Ragsdale, 71, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for William Thomas Ragsdale, age 71, of Commerce. Mr. Ragsdale passed away on Wednesday August 15th. He was born in Lilburn and was the son of ...


Morris N. Williams, 68, Roswell
Morris N. Williams, age 68, of Roswell passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. He was a care free gentleman and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a member of Shiloh United Methodi ...
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.