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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 26th, 2014


Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., 88, Buford
Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., age 88 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 after an extended illness. Mr. Smith has been cremated and there are no formal services planned at this ...


Douglas C. Davidson, 90, Turnerville
Douglas Carter Davidson, age 90, of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014.Born on May 7, 1923 in Turnerville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Dolph Columbus Davidson ...


Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, 94, Gainesville
Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at New Horizon's Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Fun ...
Lou Ella Wood, 95, Gainesville
Lou Ella Wood, age 95, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Richard Worthy Tidwell, 74, Murrayville
Richard Worthy Tidwell, age 74 of Murrayville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fune ...


Charlie L. Grizzle, 83, Dahlonega
Charlie L. Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a period of declining health.C ...


Shirley Ann Boswell Lord, 71, of Hull passed away March 26, 2014. Ms. Shirley was a native of Jackson County. She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Florence Boswell. She was m ...


Peggy Ann Abernathy, 48, Helen
Mrs. Peggy Ann Abernathy, age 48 of Helen passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2014. She was born in Habersham County to Vernon and Helen Lovell Farmer on December 10, 1965. Mrs. Abernat ...
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.