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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 3rd, 2014


Mattie Jean Jamerson Armour, age 67, of Alto, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Emory University Hospital.Born in Banks County on May 14, 1947, she was a daughter of the late ...


Lorean J. Smalley,, 93, Demorest
LOREAN J. SMALLEY, age 93 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 03, 2014 at the Habersham Home West following an extended illness.Born in Camden, West Virginia on Apri ...
Winnie Glennon McCrackin, age 88, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at her residence.Mrs. McCrackin was born on January 20, 1926 to the late Mr. George a ...


Elmer P. Peck, 86, Gainesville
Elmer P. Peck, age 86, of Gainesville passed away on July 3, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, July 6, 2 ...
Norma Jean Taylor, 82, Braselton
Mrs. Norma Jean Taylor, age 82, of Braselton passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at her residence, with her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from t ...


Ruby Dean McKinzey, 67, Murrayville
Mrs. Ruby Dean McKinzey, age 67, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a period of decli ...


Ralph Simmons, 71, Bowman
Mr. Ralph Simmons, age 71, of Bowman, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from the Chapel of Memorial Park South F ...
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.