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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 6th, 2014


David Wright Simmons, 72, Cumming
David Wright Simmons, 72, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 6, 2014. Born in Elyria, OH he was the son of the late Cecil and Geraldine Simmons.Memorial services and inurnment w ...
Rosalyn Westbrook Haygood, 76, of Cumming, passed away Monday, October 6th, 2014. She was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming. She retired from the Cumming Police Department i ...


Mr. Donald H. "Don" Shomake, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014. If you had met Don, you liked him and if you knew him for any time at all, you ...


Jimmy Lee Savage, 62, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for, Jimmy Lee Savage age 62 of Lula, Ga. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 9, 2014 in Strickland Funeral Home chapel.Interment will be ...
Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, 83, Gainesville
Ms. Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at New Horizon's Lanier Park. Funeral services are scheduled f ...


Shirley Rose Forrester, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Shirley Rose Forrester, age 77 of Commerce died Monday, October 06, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Forrester was born in Covington to the late, Doyle Claymus and J ...


Clark Benny, 60, Danielsville
Mr. Clark Benny, age 60, of Danielsville, Georgia passed away 10/06/2014. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly and White Funeral Home.


Casey Neal Smith, 31, Toccoa
Mr. Casey Neal Smith, age 31 of 40 Mae Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.A son of Randy and Teresa Standr ...
Harold Chaffin Segars, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Harold Chaffin Segars, age 86 of 4381 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Willow Gardens in Toccoa.A son of the late Oscar and Evie Miller ...
Rebecca Walker Damron, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Rebecca Walker Damron, age 96 of 48 Oakvale Place, Toccoa Falls, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Roy E. and Cora B ...


Jessica Smith, 41, Sautee Nacoochee
Jessica R. Smith, age 41 of Sautee passed away on October 6, 2014 following a car accident in Opelika, Alabama. Mrs. Smith was born on January 22, 1973 in New Mexico the daughter o ...
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.