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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 25th, 2014


Samuel E. Pressley, 72, Maysville
Samuel E. Pressley, 72, of Maysville, died Friday July 25, 2014. Little & Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.​


Donald Webster Martin, 75, Cumming
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, GA died on July 25, 2014 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Buell and Edith Martin.A long-time resid ...
Edith Sosebee Wright, 97, Cumming
Edith Sosebee Wright, age 97,a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Edith was born April 24, 1917, the second child of Arthur and Beulah Wallis S ...
Ruby G Nelson, 85, Cumming
Ruby G Nelson, age 85 of Cumming, passed away Friday July 25th 2014. She is preceded in death by Great Granddaughter Cheyenne Heard. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Heard of ...


Christine Meredith Budde, 44, Sugar Hill
Christine Meredith Budde, 44, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at her residence.A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chur ...
Lara L. Fink, 59, Buford
Lara L. Fink, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014. She is survived by her husband of forty-one years, David T. Fink; daughter, Jenny Lynn Rodriguez, Auburn, ...
Meredith "Billie" Turner Smith is at peace and rejoicing with her Lord and Savior as of July 25, 2014. Billie was born in LaGrange, Georgia on February 23, 1917 to Willia ...


John Richard Pittman, 67, Gainesville
John R. Pittman was born May 22, 1947, in Gainesville, Georgia to the late Ralph and Inez Pittman. Johnny went to his heavenly home on July 25, 2014, with his family by his side a ...
William Taft Sargent, Jr., 65, Gainsville
Mr. William Taft Sargent, Jr. 65 of Gainesville died Friday July 25, 2014 at his residence.A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Sargent was the son of the late William Taft, Sr. ...


Phillip Marion Howard, 60, Jefferson
Phillip Marion Howard , age 60, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. Phillip enjoyed camping and had a passion for cars. He was a devoted husband, father, brother and ...


Mrs. Doris Caroldene Adkins "Carol" Wade, age 66 of Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Pruitt Health Care of Toccoa. A daughter of the late John William ...
Jessie Isbell Holland, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Jessie Isbell Holland, age 86, of 269 Hospital Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at The Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer, South Carolina.A daughter of ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Patricia Gail Alexander Brown, age 65 of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland.Mrs. Brown passed away Friday, July 25, 2014. ...


Roy Collins, 79, Cleveland
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday July 28, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Roy Collins, age 79 of Clevleland.The Rev. Lamar Purcell and Rev. Lamar Ask ...
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.