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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 22nd, 2014


Ray Thomas McCormick, Jr., age 52, of Winder passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014. Ray loved to fish, hunt and go boating. He had a passion for his special needs children and helping ...


Donald Francis Mears, 81, Cumming
Donald Francis Mears, 81, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements by McDonald ...
Maj. Lawrence Thomas Haddock, Jr. (U.S.A.F., Ret.), of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, June 22. He was a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born December ...


Martha L. McKelvey, 73, Buford
Martha L. McKelvey, age 73, of Buford, GA died Sunday, June 22, 2014 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Me ...


Benjamin Sanchez, 35, Cornelia
Benjamin Sanchez , age 35, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Mr. Sanchez was born on January 17, 1979 in Cheran Michoacan, Mexico. He was preceded in deat ...
Mrs. Thelma Loggins Elliott age 91 of Alto passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Habersham County Medical Center. Mrs. Elliott was born in White County the daughter of the late Joe ...


Ila Mae Williams, 92, Gainesville
Ila Mae Williams, 92, of Gainesville passed away Sunday June 22, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held We ...
Ina Amaya Hunter, Inf, Gainesville
Infant Ina Amaya Hunter passed away on June 22, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday June 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the ...
Robert Anthony 'Tony' Cain, 63, Flowery Branch
​Mr. Robert Anthony "Tony" Cain, 63, of Flowery Branch died Sunday June 22, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and wil ...
Sandra Marie Hammons, 46, Gainesville
Sandra Marie Hammons, age 46, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her mother, Louise Barrett Barnes Bailey, and Grandmother, Matilda ...
Steve Day, 61, Flowery Branch
Steve Day, age 61, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014. He is survived by his children, Pamela Stephens and Stevie and Karen Day; nine grandchildren; six gre ...
Zenda Mary Lake, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Zenda Mary Lake, age 86, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 24, 2014 ...


Jose Arturo Islas,, 84, Pendergrass
Jose Arturo Islas, age 84, of Pendergrass passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pasto ...


Melvin Terry Snipes, 61, Dahlonega
Melvin Terry Snipes of Dahlonega, GA passed away June 22, 2014 at the age of 61 after many battles with illness. He was born in Lumpkin County on July 2, 1952. He moved away for be ...


William Carl Allen, 49, Royston
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Carl Allen, age 49 of Royston, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 21, 2014. Mr. Allen was born in Greenville, South ...
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.