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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 21st, 2013


Ronald Eugene Faith, 66, Auburn
Ronald Eugene Faith, age 66, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfunera ...


Jean Crowe Howell, 71, Buford
Mrs. Jean Crowe Howell, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Talmadge Howell; daughter, Connie Fancher; ...
Louise Stewart Smith, 83, Sugar Hill
Mrs. Louise Stewart Smith, age 83, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her mother, Zonie Samples Stewart; father, Ancil Neil S ...


John Wesley Harper, 92, Cornelia
Funeral services for John Wesley Harper, age 92, of Cornelia will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. James Dumas and Rev. Scott L ...
Pernell Taylor Smith, 87, Demorest
Mrs. Pernell Taylor Smith, age 87 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.Born on January 21, 1926, in Coker Creek, Tennessee, she was a da ...


Clara Florine McDuffie, 81, Gainesville
Clara Florine McDuffie age 81 of Gainesville passed away August 21, 2013 at her residence.Mrs. McDuffie was born December 17, 1931 in Habersham County to the late Thomas and Nealer ...
Gary David Smith, 66, Gainesville
Gary David Smith, son of David V. and Elizabeth Smith, was 66 years old when he died on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. He was born Feb. 26, 1947, in Gainesville, Ga. A visitation will ...


Helen L. Willingham, 77, Braselton
Helen L. Willingham, age 77, of Braselton, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013. She was a good hardworking and supportive mom with a great sense of humor who was loved by many an ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Joe "Woody" Wood, 66, of Talmo, Ga. who passed away Wednesday August 21, 2013. Mr. Wood was born in Talmo, Ga., a son ...


Carroll John Ver Steeg (C.J.), 76, New Smyrna Beach, FL,
Carroll John Ver Steeg (C.J.), age 76, of Cumming also of New Smyrna Beach, FL, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. He was a graduate of Hobart College in Geneva, NY. C.J. was ...


Sue Farmer, 69, Cleveland
Mrs. Sue Farmer, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Farmer was born on January 31, 1944. She was a homemaker and attended Town Creek ...
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.