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Local Obits for Sat. May 17th, 2014


Robert P. Weinrich, 79, Buford
Mr. Robert P. Weinrich, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Sue Weinrich; children, Lori and Mike Kaplan, ...


Gilbert Wayne Davidson, 67, Baldwin
Gilbert Wayne Davidson, age 67 of Baldwin, formerly of Buford, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Habersham Home East following an extended illness.Born in Jackso ...


Claudine Annie Mayfield, 92, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday May 19, 2014 in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Claudine Annie Mayfield age 92 of Gainesville. Speaker Job Caraballo will of ...


Mrs. Carol Ann Brown Puryear, age 84 of 1081 Laurel Chase Run, Bishop, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Athens Regional Hospital.A daughter of the late Joe and Jennalu ...


Benny Alton Harkins, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Benny Alton Harkins, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.Memorial services are scheduled for 11 ...
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.