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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 2nd, 2014


On the morning of December 2, 2014, Francesca passed away peacefully and gracefully at her home in Cumming, GA, into the loving arms of the Lord Jesus after a courageous 20-month b ...
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, Cumming
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Louise was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Be ...


Robert Carlton Priester, 67, Lawrenceville
Mr. Robert Carlton Priester, age 67, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his residence with family by his side. Funeral viewing will ...
William F. (Bill) Sanders, 72, Sugar Hill
William F. "Bill" Sanders, age 72, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and Miller Sanders; brother, ...


Mary McDonald, 87, Clarkesville
Mary McDonald, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Habersham Home East following an extended illness.Mrs. McDonald was born in Clarkesvill ...


Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane,, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane, age 80, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Gillsville, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at her residence with family, following a brief illness. ...
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr, 64, Gainesville
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr., 64, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at a later ...
Hoyt Thomas "H.T." Jackson, 68, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at home with his family. Born in Hall County on June 14, 1946 he was the son of the late Hoyt and Mat ...
Joe Sims, 81, Gainesville
Joe Sims, 81, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, ...
Mary Elizabeth Clark (DeVore), 58, of Murrayville, passed away at her home with family on December 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Inez DeVore of Win ...
Richard Bullock, 79, Helen
Richard Bullock, age 79, of Helen, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Bullock; parents, Joe and Beatri ...
Tony "Melfry" James Smith, age 45 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...


Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley,, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley, 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest on December 2, 2014.Mrs. Pixley was born in Saint Cath ...


Imogene Humphries, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Imogene Humphries, age 78 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Mrs. Humphries was born on December 27, 1935, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Efford and Mart ...
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.