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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 3rd, 2015


Herby Ray Sullens, 75, Dawsonville
Herby Ray Sullens, age 75, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health.   Ray lived mos ...


Dewey L. Meers, 85, Free Home
Dewey L. Meers, age 85, of Free Home passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015.  Dewey was born June 6, 1930 in Lumpkin County to the late Ulysses and Lula Martin Meers and moved ...
James Lowell Ramsey, 45, Cumming
  James Lowell Ramsey, 45, of Cumming, GA died on October 3, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born in Fairfax, VA he was the son of Charlie and Rita Ramsey ...


Elaine May Gordon, 87, Buford
Elaine May Gordon, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, George Frank Hutowitz; parents, Ma ...
Mr. Gary Eugene McDowell, Sr., age 69, of Buford passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct ...
Ajung “AJ” Yoon Philip, age 34, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Robert Charles Philip, Buford, GA; parents, Il Y ...
Frank Ripoli, 84, suwanee
Frank Ripoli 84 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday October 3rd, 2015 surrounded by his family and his wife Amelia. Memorial services will be held Monday October 5th, 20 ...


Robert Lee Pinion, 81, Alto
Robert Lee Pinion, age 81 of Alto, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Born in Hall County on May 1, 1934, he was a son of the late Price and Laura Oliver Pinion. Mr. Pinion ...


Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, Hoschton
 Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, of Hoschton, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, William Horace S ...


Jimmy Coker, 70, Sautee Nacoochee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jimmy Coker, age 70 of Sautee Nacoochee. Mr. Coker passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Funeral services are schedu ...
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.