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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 1st, 2014


Margaret Lillian "Peggy" Shiflett, age 72 of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014. She attended St. Brendan's Catholic Church. Peggy enjoyed spending time wi ...
Ricky Allen Reagan, 57, Cumming
Ricky Allen Reagan, 57, of Cumming, GA passed peacefully at his home with his wife by his side. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ella Reagan, brothers, Charles, ...


Charles C. "Chuck" Parris, age 75 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 after an extended illness. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2 PM at ...


John Patrick "John Boy" Waters, age 60, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following an extended illness. ...


Charles O. 'Chuck' White, 62, Gainesville
Charles O. "Chuck" White passed away March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical center. Born on September 17, 1951, in Canton IL. to Joann Gibbs and Charles L. White. A v ...
Charlotte Starnes Dunagan, 91, Gainesville
Charlotte Starnes Dunagan, age 91 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at ­­her residence following an extended illness.Memorial services will be held ...
George W. Kellar, 86, Oakwood
Mr. George W. Kellar, age 86, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living, following an extended illness.Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., ...
Maria E. Hernandez, 79, Gainesville
Maria E. Hernandez 79 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 1, 2014 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Park Funeral Home ...
Sylvia Jacqueline Cotterman, 61, Gainesville
Ms. Sylvia Jacqueline Cotterman, age 61, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial Serv ...
Tony Garner, 72, Gainesville
Max Anthony (Tony) Garner, 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his residence in Metter, Georgia after a short battle with cancer. He was born and ra ...


Cecil Emery Burke, 64, Pendergrass
Cecil Emery Burke age 64 of Pendergrass passed away on Saturday March 1, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at ...


Billy Joe Swafford, 64, Tate
Billy Joe Swafford, 64, of Tate, GA passed away Friday February 28, 2014 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born August 28, 1949 in Gwinnett County to the ...
Justin Parham, 23, Hull
Ivie Funeral Home, Danielsville, announces services for Justin Parham, age 23, of Hull who passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014.Mr. Parham is survived by his father, Tim Parham; ...
Louise Carey, 79, Danielsville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Mrs. Louise Carey, 79, of Danielsville who passed away on Friday at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Born in Maysville, she ...
Wyolene Schell Kelly, 92, Carollton
Wyolene Schell Kelly, 92, loving mother and grandmother Wyolene Kelly was born and raised in Carrollton, Georgia, and though she lived most of her life in Atlanta, she also had liv ...


Sarah Ophelia Turner, 82, Cleveland
Sarah Ophelia (Fifi) Turner, 82 of Cleveland, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Fifi was born to the late Charlie Burch and Essie Elizabeth Ramey on May 4, 1931 in Rabun ...
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.