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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 16th, 2015


Frances Lee Pruitt, 75, Cumming
Frances Lee Pruitt, age 75, of Forsyth County, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015. She was a member of Trinity Worship Center and was the “mother” of the Sonshine ...


Ruth Bellamy Barrett, age 81 of Alto, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015. Born in Banks County on May 16, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Emmitt Pierce and Gladys Bell Mc ...


Johnny Lee Martin, 51, Lula
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday October 19, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Johnny Lee Martin age 51 of Lula. The Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate. ...
Jessie Weber, 32, Gainesville
Jessie Michael Weber, 32, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015.   Born in Oceanside, NY on April 1, 1983, he was the son of Harold and Peggy Jones ...


Travis Leon Boles, Sr, 87, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Travis Leon Boles, Sr., age 87, of Commerce, who passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015. Mr. Boles was born in Duluth, Georgia, a son ...
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.