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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 5th, 2014


James C. 'Jake' Waits, 82, Dawsonville
James C. "Jake" Waits, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday February 4, 2014 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born November 8, 1931 in Fulton ...


Daisy Jo Barnett Swearingen, 50, Gainesville
Daisy Jo Barnett Swearingen, age 50 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Emory University Hospital following a brief illness. Funera ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher John "Chris" McCarthy, 58, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Mr. McCarthy w ...


Karen Panico, 51, Rabun Gap
Karen Panico, age 51, of Rabun Gap, passed away February 5, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Karen was born November 14, 1962 in Franklin N.C. the daug ...
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.