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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 19th, 2015


Holly Yevonne Blount McLaughlin, age 49, of Winder passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015.  Survivors include her mother Loretta Blount; daughters Tabitha Ledbetter and fianc ...


Janet McKenzie, 76, Cumming
Janet McKenzie, age 76, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 19 of complications from a valiant 16-year battle with Multiple Myeloma.  Janet was born May 23, 1939 to Earl Sr ...


Troy Clifford Beck, 78, Mt. Airy
Troy Clifford Beck, age 78 of Mt. Airy, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on May 7, 1937, Troy was a son of the late ...
Nettie Ben Wilmont Cash, 90, Mt. Airy
Nettie Ben Wilmot Cash, age 90, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Mrs. Cash was born on September 16, 1925, in Thomasville, North Carolina, to th ...
Mary (Lafon) Hooten Spencer, 99, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Mary “Lafon” Hooten Spencer, age 99, of Clarkesville will be held graveside on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Jackson City Cemeter ...
Buddy Stewart, 82, Norman, Oklahoma formerly of Clarkesville
Buddy Tom Stewart, of Norman, Oklahoma passed away November 19, 2015, at the age of 82. He was born December 23, 1932, in Clarkesville, Georgia to Virgil Lee and Effie Mae (Wheeler ...


Leon Paul Aleksandrowicz, 58, Gainesville
Leon Paul Aleksandrowicz, 58, of Gainesville, GA died at his home on November 19, 2015.  Born in New Haven, CT he was the son of the late Leon Aleksandrowicz and Irene Alexand ...
Ethel Mae McKeehan Huro, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Ethel Mae McKeehan Huro, 88 of Gainesville died Thursday November 19, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Sweetwater, TN., on February 13, 1928, she ...


Morgyn Faith Bowles, infant daughter of Brian Paul and Edna Elrod Bowles of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was preceded ...
Jerry Lynn Ellis, 65, Jefferson
Jerry Lynn Ellis, age 65, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015.  He is survived by his son Joey Ellis; daughter April Martin and husband Chuck; and 4 grandchil ...
William John Trimble Jr., 17, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of William John Trimble Jr., age 17, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015. William was born in Orange, California, a ...
Robert J. Tucker, 85, Commerce
Mr. Robert J. Tucker, age 85, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at The Oaks at Scenic View.  Mr. Tucker was born in Daytona Beach, FL to the late Lott M. and Al ...


Kayla Elaine Lewis Reid, 32, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Kayla Elaine Lewis Reid, age 32 of Cleveland. Kayla passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at her residence followi ...
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.