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Local Obits for Wed. Oct 14th, 2015


Lori Michelle Angel Duffy age 41 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday 10/14/2015. Mrs. Duffy was born July 27, 1974 in Lawrenceville to Charles Angel and the late Betty Sue Vaughn An ...
Harold G. Hardin, Sr, 91, Cumming
Harold G. Hardin, Sr., 91, of Cumming passed away Wednesday October 14, 2015 at Gracemont Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born January 2, 1924 in Atlanta ...


John Calvin Adams, 85, Clarkesville
Funeral services for John Calvin Adams, age 85, of Clarkesville, will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:00 am from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Russ Barker, Rev. ...
Edith Thomas, 77, Demorest
  Edith Thomas, age 77 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Born in Habersham County on April 1, 1938, she was a daughter of the late James Monroe Thoma ...


Betty J. Turk Anglin, 81, Gainesville
  Betty J. Turk Anglin March 23, 1934 ~ October 14, 2015 “Mama Betty” as she was known to so many, sang her way peacefully into Heaven on Wednesday, O ...
Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, Gainesville
               Donnie Roberts Gwaltney, 89, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at North ...


Mrs. Ola Belle Gilleland Palmer, lovingly known as “Nannie”, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home following a period of declining health. Mrs. Palmer ...
“Coach Jeff”, Jeffery David Sharp, died in hospice care in the early hours of October 14th after a long and extended illness surrounded by his loving family. Jeff was 6 ...


Anthony Quinn Lofton, 50, Howardville, MO
 Anthony Quinn Lofton, age 50, Howardville, MO, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton, GA following a short fight with ...


Evelie Dover Waldrup, 76, Toccoa
Mrs. Evelie Dover Waldrup, age 76 of 40 Busha Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her residence.   A daughter of the late James Kinard and ...
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.