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Local Obits for Tue. Aug 26th, 2014


Austin Michael Kahler, 21, Cumming
ustin Michael Kahler, 21, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 26, 2014. Born on December 9, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, Austin was dearly loved by his family and friends. Austin was a ...
Randle Gaddis, 65, Cumming
Randle Gaddis, age 65 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ruth Gaddis and h ...


Weaver O. Byrd, 92, Demorest
Weaver O. Byrd, age 92, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Byrd was born on April 2, 1922 in Franklin, North Carolina; son of the lat ...


Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, 51, Gainesville
Ms. Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, age 51, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Agape Hospice House in Winder, Georgia following a courageous battle with c ...
Virginia Barnes Wilson, 81, Clermont
Mrs. Virginia Barnes Wilson, age 81 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. A celebration of her ...


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Georgia Arelene Nichols, age 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.She was born in Webster, Massachusetts, a daugh ...


Michael D. Daniels, 54, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Duane Daniels, age 54 of Dahlonega. Mr. Daniels passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 . Funeral services are ...


"Bob" Jordan, 90, Atlanta
After a long illness "Bob" Jordan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his home in Lenbrook. He was born on October 12, 1923 in Detroit, Mic ...


William Major (Pop) Payne, 91, Cleveland
Mr. William Major (Pop) Payne, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Payne was born on September 26, 1922 in Union County to the late To ...
Lillie Mae Green, co-founder of Green's Grocery, dies at 99
The woman who founded and ran Green's Grocery with her husband in 1950 died Thursday.
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.